Currently Accepting Applications for Fall 2019

HOW TO APPLY
  • A Rigorous, 9-month program

  • Small cohort, Individualized mentoring

  • Cutting-edge, Interdisciplinary curriculum

  • Excellence of UCLA and faculty

  • Training for academic and professional careers

A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE,

A FUTURE OF INNOVATION

The UCLA Master of Social Science (MaSS) program is an intensive, 9 month program for highly-motivated students. Students in the MaSS program learn innovative approaches to social science research in a small, collaborative learning environment. Our program draws on UCLA’s 100 year long tradition of research excellence. MaSS students train with internationally renowned social science faculty, while taking advantage of unique community-based research opportunities in the Los Angeles area.

EXPLORE.

Study human society in all its dimensions, from everyday practices to socio-cultural processes.

TRAIN.

Work with distinguished faculty in the #1 public university in the United States.

ADVANCE.

Prepare to pursue new professional opportunities or apply to top doctoral programs.