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Sociology with Concentration in Criminology

University of North Carolina Greensboro

24 months
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1052 USD/credit 17358 USD/year
1052 USD/credit 17358 USD/year
289 USD/credit 4768 USD/year
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About

The MA in Sociology with Concentration in Criminology at University of North Carolina Greensboro offers a thesis and a non-thesis option. The thesis option requires 33 semester hours, including 6 hours of thesis. The non-thesis option requires 33 semester hours, including a 6-hour internship.

Overview

The Sociology with Concentration in Criminology program at University of North Carolina Greensboro prepares students for further study at the Ph.D. level, for research and administrative positions in public or private organizations, and for teaching sociology in a variety of settings. All of the students in the program acquire a general foundation in sociology and a concentration in criminology.

With prior approval of the advisor, a student will select 6 hours from other 500-or 600-level sociology courses or social science courses in other departments.

Mission 

UNCG Sociology serves undergraduate and graduate students, the College & University, the academy, and our communities through teaching, scholarship, mentorship, outreach, and active citizenship.  We put sociology to work to solve problems, educate students and the public, raise critical questions, and create freer intellectual spaces.  Grounded in an appreciation of the complexity, variety, and necessity of sociological inquiry, we are teacher-scholars driven to advance the promise of sociology at every level and in every context.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Thesis Seminar
  • The Logic of Social Inquiry
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Data Analysis
  • Criminology
  • Deviance and Social Control
  • Seminar in Sociological or Criminological Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application early, at least 30 days prior to the posted departmental deadline.

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One official transcript from every college and university previously attended. If credit from one institution has been transferred to another, a transcript from the original institution is not required if the course titles and grades appear on the degree granting transcript. If an applicant is currently enrolled in a degree program and will not graduate prior to an admission deadline, transcripts should be provided that reflect courses in progress.
  • Three letters of recommendation from former professors, employers, or persons well acquainted with the applicant’s academic potential.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1052 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1052 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 289 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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