What Sets UM-Flint's Social Sciences (MA) Program Apart?
As one of the world’s most consequential cities, Flint is the ideal backdrop for the study of Social Sciences. Add to that the talent of Michigan-Flint faculty and the resources of the entire University of Michigan system, and it’s easy to see why UM-Flint is recognized for graduate studies excellence in the social sciences.
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THREE CONCENTRATIONS AVAILABLE
The Social Sciences program allows you to combine core courses with a concentration in one of three areas: U.S. History and Politics, Global Studies, or Gender Studies.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR LEARNING
In addition to the three offered concentrations, with consent of an advisor it is also possible to customize the program concentration courses to meet your specific needs.
The program is excellent for bachelor-level graduates who wish to continue their exploration of social science disciplines and issues, including those who plan to pursue a doctoral degree.
The MA in Social Science program is well suited for teachers seeking graduate-level education in their fields to meet professional standards or deepen their understanding of social science. The program may be used to meet the State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) and can also be used to meet the Provisional Certificate first and second renewal.
UM-Flint’s Master of Arts in Social Sciences is also a great match for professionals in the public or private sectors who wish to increase their knowledge of various social, historical, cultural, political, and economic themes.
FLEXIBILITY THAT FITS YOUR LIFE
The 30-hour graduate credit program is designed primarily for part-time students with evening and some online courses.
REAL RESULTS, REAL REWARDS
Critical thinking, writing, and analytical skills are greatly enhanced as a result of rigorous coursework and discussion, which offers benefits regardless of your profession. Graduates also gain deeper understanding of and appreciation for differences that abound across the global community, preparing them to interact with people of different backgrounds and cultures in the workplace and in society.