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Sociology

George Washington University

24 months
Duration
1825 USD/credit
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About

Part of the social and behavioral sciences discipline in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the Sociology graduate program at George Washington University provides students with a solid grounding in sociological theory and research methods. Students gain hands-on experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research and develop skills in data collection and analysis.

Overview

Key facts

The M.A. program in Sociology at George Washington University offers comprehensive coverage of the core areas of sociological theory and social research methods, along with a range of disciplinary substantive areas. Examples of courses include research methods, data analysis, qualitative methodology, field research in organizational settings, development of sociological theory and modern sociological theory. To graduate, all students must complete 30 credit hours and write a publishable thesis.

Students are required to identify major and minor concentrations, selecting from the department’s three core areas: social stratification, criminology and urban sociology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Race and Urban Redevelopment
  • Race, Gender and Class
  • Women, Welfare and Policy
  • The Law of Race and Slavery

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three (3) academic letters of recommendation
  • A bachelor’s degree with a major in Sociology or in an approved related field.
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
  • Recent writing sample required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1825 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1825 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1825 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1825 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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