An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.
To become a master, students must complete a required number of courses at the graduate level. This degree typically takes about two years to complete as a full-time student. Choose among a wide range of topics, including engineering, art, and business.
The Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology – Applied Social Research degree will focus on the application of social theories and research methodologies that assist in understan
Master of Arts in Sociology - Applied Social Research in our School of Graduate Studies
The Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology – Applied Social Research degree will focus on the application of social theories and research methodologies that assist in understanding and addressing the social problems and challenges of northern and rural communities, including Indigenous communities, in Canada and around the world. The program brings together faculty expertise in Sociology, Health and Populations Studies, Gerontology, Anthropology, Science and Environmental Studies, and Criminology and Criminal Justice. Active involvement in the community, government agency partners, a curriculum of research-intensive courses, and practicum placements will provide you with the theoretical foundations and quantitative and qualitative research skills to undertake applied research, evaluation and policy studies in government, not-for-profit and private organizations. There are three required courses that are the foundation of the degree and include: SOCI 5106 Advanced Sociological Theory; SOCI 5216 Research Design; and either SOCI 5217 Quantitative Analysis or SOCI 5417 Qualitative Analysis. You will be well prepared for more advanced studies in Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at the doctoral level....
NSCAD University - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
The Master of Fine Arts degree is awarded after the successful completion of 42 credits of coursework and other program requirements (including the Final Exhibition and T
Master of Fine Arts
The Master of Fine Arts degree is awarded after the successful completion of 42 credits of coursework and other program requirements (including the Final Exhibition and Thesis) taken over a 20 to 24 month period, beginning in the Fall semester. The university’s MFA Program, in existence since 1973, provides students with the opportunity to develop their work in a context of an intense critical discussion. Academic studies in art history or other relevant subjects form an integral part of the program.
Students are selected for their capability as artists, craftspeople, or designers; their understanding of related critical information; and the personal qualities and interests that might be expected to contribute to their success as teachers and scholars....
The University of Windsor offers a one-year M.A. program in Economics, intended for students with a honours degree in Economics, and a two-year M.A. program in Economics
The University of Windsor offers a one-year M.A. program in Economics, intended for students with a honours degree in Economics, and a two-year M.A. program in Economics for students with a general degree in Economics or for students with a degree in another discipline and some quantitative training.
The M.A. Program in Economics offers a rigorous training that prepares the students for Ph.D. programs and works in the non-academic sectors. Small class sizes give students the opportunity to work closely, in and out of the classroom, with faculty members.
You can find graduates from our M.A. program in Ph.D. programs at Rice University, University of Texas, Louisiana State University, University of Alberta, University of Western Ontario, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Guelph University, McMaster University and the University of Manitoba, among others....