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Sociology

University of Nebraska Omaha

M.A.
24 months
Duration
16020 USD/year
16020 USD/year
7138 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This innovative degree program provides students with advanced training in sociological content, theory, and methods.

Overview

The flexible and interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to focus on an additional academic specialty area within or outside of sociology. Department faculty members have strengths in several areas, including family and gender, global social inequality, medical sociology, anthropology, race and ethnicity, and organizational sociology. The department also has close connections to the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and the School of Public Health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sociological Theory I

  • Research Methods I

  • Research Methods II

  • Social Inequality

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Program-Specific Requirements

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • It is preferred that at least two (2) of the letters are written by references who are familiar with your academic ability.
  • Statement of purpose
  • Writing sample
  • Provide a paper that is representative of your academic writing ability, such as a term paper, senior thesis, or other scholarly work.
  • Resume
  • Please highlight the education and employment experiences that are especially relevant to graduate work in sociology.
  • Applicants for admission to the graduate program in sociology should present a minimum of 15 undergraduate credit hours in the following social sciences:

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7138 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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