Thrive Anywhere in the World

Learn about human behavior and social interactions through our flexible, completely online master’s in sociology at A&M-Commerce. Our 100% online master's in sociology offers a quality learning experience for the curious mind, while remaining flexible for working professionals. While here, you'll gain the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills needed to navigate and thrive in a global society. Our diverse faculty offer a range of specialties including race and ethnicity, gender studies, marriage and family, demography, and global studies. Your journey at A&M-Commerce is just around the corner. Take the first step by submitting your application today.

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Earning your master’s degree in sociology from A&M-Commerce prepares you for a wide variety of professions. Our graduates have landed careers in higher education, probation/parole, marketing, management, the non-profit sector, veterinary medicine administration and more. Our program also prepares students for further graduate work.

See Yourself Succeed with a Degree In Sociology

Dedicated Faculty

Our faculty are committed to teaching you the social, cultural and leadership skills necessary for engaging with a global and diverse society. We will work one-on-one with you to foster your intellectual growth and academic endeavors.

Quality Learning

Our programs are designed to equip you with problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Learn what it means to be an engaged citizen and globally aware scholar through studying social theory, constructs and the criminal justice system.

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An Academic Experience

Gain a deeper understanding of the historical, geopolitical and sociological issues that surround our culture. You will learn to recognize the need for social justice and what we can do to make our society better.

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Career Readiness

Thinking critically and communicating effectively. That's what employers are looking for. The College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts is dedicated to providing you the knowledge and resources for excelling in the workforce.

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Course Delivery

Designed to meet the needs of working professionals and full-time students, our master’s degree is offered fully online. It’s as simple as creating a schedule that works for you. Experience engaging courses and lively discussions with Brightspace, a convenient online learning platform.

Student Organizations

A&M-Commerce proudly hosts the Alpha Kappa Delta International Honors Society and the Sociology and Criminal Justice Society (SACS). Both organizations are designed to advance scholarship, foster integrity and professionalism, and promote the growth of its members. Joining a student organization opens doors to networking, presenting at conferences and more.

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Note: This program is not currently available to International students.

Submit Application

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Sociology, MS” as your “Major.”

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  • Pay the $50 application fee.
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Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Graduate Coordinator Rebecca Stevens 395100

Your Graduate Coordinator

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Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to your graduate coordinator.

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accepts evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact your graduate coordinator or more information.

Request one signed letter of recommendation, on letterhead, from a professional who can attest to your goals and ability to succeed in the program. That individual should:

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

Submit an academic piece on any topic that demonstrates your ability to write at a graduate level (no more than 10 pages).

Answer these prompts in 500-1000 words:

  • Why do you want to study that particular area? “I am interested in these types of theories because…”
  • What do you hope this degree leads to?
  • What are your short-term and long-term goals?
  • Why are you a good fit for our university?

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

  • Apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships once you are admitted.
  • Apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA and sending it to school code 003565.
  • Contact your financial aid advisor with any questions.

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist will contact you to complete registration.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • To register for classes, go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Graduate Enrollment Specialist Jennifer Faunce

Your Graduate Enrollment Specialist

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  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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