SEATTLE, March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- OnlineMasters.com, a trusted source for unbiased college rankings and higher education planning, announced the release of their Best Online Master's in Sociology Programs for 2019. The research identifies the top programs in the nation based on curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.
In addition to insights gained from industry professionals, OnlineMasters.com leveraged an exclusive data set comprised of interviews and surveys from current students and alumni. Each online degree program was analyzed with only 10 making it to the final list. The methodology incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Most importantly, only programs from accredited nonprofit institutions were eligible.
"Our research shows that professionals with a master's degree in sociology earn approximately $12,000 more than those with just a bachelor's degree," says Barbara Montgomery, Program Recognition Manager.
Students who pursue a master's in sociology typically work as community service managers, social workers, substance abuse counselors, teachers and training and development specialists. The steady job growth in this market is just one of the many reasons OnlineMasters.com researched, analyzed, and ranked the Top Master's in Sociology programs. To access the complete ranking, please visit https://www.onlinemasters.com/best-degree-programs/sociology/
2019 Best Master's in Sociology Degree Programs (in alphabetical order):
Arizona State University
Fayetteville State University
Morehead State University
New Mexico State University
Sam Houston State University
South Dakota State University
Texas A&M University-Commerce
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Virginia Commonwealth University
OnlineMasters.com provides proprietary and unbiased research to help students discover their options for the best graduate programs. The organization aims to inspire students to think big and make an impact in society through the pursuit of higher education. With user-friendly guides and hundreds of program rankings, OnlineMasters.com enables students to make informed decisions about earning a master's degree online.