Take a brave step forward.
Spark social change.

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission — HLC

Ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” — Forbes, 2018

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Ranked among the best values in private colleges
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2018

Ranked among “Best Colleges” — Money, 2018-2019

Social issues exist everywhere. Today’s organizations need critical thinkers like you — brave individuals with the desire to learn new skills and address complex challenges.

At Maryville, our goal is to support your mission to build a better world. That’s why we offer a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in a convenient online format. We connect research-based coursework to relevant career paths, so you have the skills to stand out and step up to new opportunities. You can also choose from three concentrations:

  • Criminology
  • Social Justice
  • Social Work

Not sure which concentration is right for you? No problem. You can choose the program’s general track — or connect with an advisor to talk through a degree plan. Either way, we provide support through every step of your journey. Let’s be brave together.

  • 100% online coursework with no campus visits required
  • Research-based projects and field experience align with your interests
  • Supportive, industry-leading faculty connect coursework to career paths
  • No entrance exams or fees required to apply
  • Programs start in fall, spring, or summer
  • Get transfer credits for eligible courses