24 months
9077 USD/year
9077 USD/year
3696 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Sociology program at Wichita State University is a two-year program combining a strong foundation in sociological theory, research methods and evidence-based practice. Students gain a social justice perspective and develop insights about the effects of social structures on individual lives and communities.


The Sociology program at Wichita State University prepares you for work in a number of diverse fields, including research positions, teaching, social services and nonprofit agencies, as well as providing excellent preparation for a Ph.D. program.

Options for both thesis and non-thesis programs provide students with hands-on experience conducting sociological research or engaging in applied sociological practice.


A sociology degree from Wichita State will connect you with opportunities for successful careers in a broad range of settings from research, social services and business to education, policy and health care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Proseminar - Sociology
  • Advanced Research: Quantitative Methods
  • Advanced Research: Qualitative Methods
  • Seminar in Sociological Theory
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA
  • Completion of college algebra and at least 12 credit hours in a social science
  • Three letters of reference from professors who are familiar with the applicant's academic performance
  • A statement of purpose (500 words) stating research interests and academic/career goals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9077 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9077 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9077 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9077 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    3696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3696 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wichita

878 - 1418 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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