It takes courage to be an advocate for social good. That’s why Maryville University designed an online Bachelor of Arts in Sociology for people brave enough to believe they can contribute to a better society. If you’re passionate about service to your community, we can help you develop the skills to succeed through tracks like criminology, social justice, or social work.

Our professional-focused program gives you the opportunity to learn from real-world case studies and experiential opportunities, so you can build the critical, social, and analytical skills you need to pursue a career in industries like social services, education, government, or nonprofits. Prepare to make a positive impact in your community and in your career.

Maryville is here for you. Here’s how.

We’ve been bravely innovating in education for nearly 150 years. With our online degree programs, we bring our history of service and excellence to you — wherever you are.

  • Enjoy the convenience of 100% online learning with no campus visits required.
  • Transfer your eligible credits so you can graduate sooner.
  • Begin with ease — apply with no SAT or ACT scores and no application fee.
  • Gain the practical knowledge to thrive from a career-driven curriculum designed by our faculty of industry experts.

Classes Start Fall 2019

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission — HLC

Forbes America's Top Colleges 2017

Ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” — Forbes, 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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