University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

24898 USD/year
24898 USD/year
11861 USD/year
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The Master of Arts (MA) Degree Program in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers a flexible and varied program of study to students who wish to specialize in one of the discipline’s subfields. 


The program provides students with balanced and comprehensive training in sociological theory, research methodology and social statistics, which will prepare students for a variety of careers as well as continued study leading to the Ph.D. degree.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology provides study and training for entry into academic and professional careers that would require theory-driven basic or applied research on social issues and phenomena. The program develops student expertise in general sociological theory and advanced methodologies for the analysis of social data, with particular emphasis on expertise in the analysis of social inequalities and social institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Latino Immigration and Incorporation: (Subtitled). 
  • Sociology of the Family. The Work-Family Intersection.Organizations, Occupations, and Professions.
  • Sociology of the Body
  • Sociology of Children and Adolescents. 
  • Social Data Analysis Using Regression.  
  • Population and Society. 
  • Sociology of International Public Health. 
  • Seminar in Sociology: (Subtitled). 
  • Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 
  • Reproduction of Minority Communities.
  • Professional Seminar. 

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must meet the UWM Graduate School’s requirements for admission to the MA program in Sociology. In addition, applicants to the MA program must:

  • Provide three letters of recommendation from persons, preferably faculty, familiar with the applicant’s scholastic achievement and potential.
  • Submit a sample of scholarly writing, a minimum of five pages in length.
  • Submit GRE scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    11861 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11861 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • Minnesota - $18202
  • Illinois - $17054


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