Area of Emphasis: Specialization in CriminologyApplicants for admission to the The Sociology at Northern Illinois University should have a background equivalent to 3 semester hours each in sociological theory, sociological methods, and statistics. Students with deficiencies in these areas may be required to take appropriate course work to remove these deficiencies as soon as possible after enrollment. Students admitted to these programs with stipulated deficiencies will be informed by the graduate adviser of the courses that must be taken.
Graduate courses are classified into six fields: theory, research methods and statistics, social organization and institutions, social psychology, sociology of health and aging, and criminology.
- Classical Sociological Theory
- Contemporary Sociological Theory
- Quantitative Analysis
- Qualitative Research Methods in Sociology
- Theories of Delinquency and Crime
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesSociology Criminology Public Relations View 149 other Masters in Public Relations in United States
- Completed a four-year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or one with equivalent recognition.
- Achieved a 3.00 grade point average on a 4.00 scale, or the equivalent.
- If you received a three-year degree awarded through the Bologna process in Europe or a three-year Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration awarded in India, you are eligible to apply (provided you are seeking admission to the MBA or OMIS program).
- Letters of recommendation.
- Statement of purpose.
- Test scores (if required).
- Resume or curriculum vitae (optional)
- Additional materials required by your program.
International14404 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 873 USD per credit during 24 months.
National8316 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State8316 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 24 months.
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