Master of Arts in Sociology

The Division of Research and Graduate Studies at Acadia
The Programme

Acadia University offers a 12-month programme leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Sociology.  The Department of Sociology specializes in development and political economy, gender and aging, work and occupations, methodology, and social theory.

Students participate in an eight-month schedule of courses, seminars, and thesis preparation that includes some opportunity to gain teaching experience.  The remaining four-months are devoted to the completion of a thesis. The M.A. Programme includes the successful completion of two and a half required courses, including Graduate Theory, Graduate Methodology, and a Graduate Seminar, as well as the completion of a Masters Thesis.


In order to ensure consideration for Acadia Graduate Teaching Assistantships, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by February 1. For additional programme information, please contact:

Dr. Sarah Rudrum
Graduate Studies Coordinator
Department of Soci
Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Canada, B4P 2R6


Graduate Student (L to R): Carly Connolly, Alex Pulchny, Katie Campeau

Graduate students (L to R): Danielle Small, Tanaysha Sack