The University of Toronto, based in Canada offers a fully funded Master’s in Sociology. The MA program provides solid training for those who plan to work in positions requiring research skills in the public and private sectors. It also provides a strong foundation in sociological training for those who plan to pursue a doctoral degree in sociology. The Department of Sociology funds MA students in Year 1. The Sociology Graduate Department offers several awards to graduate students each year and a range of admission awards based on academic excellence. Graduate units in the Faculty of Arts & Science provide a base funding package to all graduate students in the funded cohort.