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.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Race and Urban Redevelopment
- Race, Gender and Class
- Women, Welfare and Policy
- The Law of Race and Slavery
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 404 other Masters in Sociology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International1825 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1825 USD per credit during 24 months.
National1825 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1825 USD per credit during 24 months.
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