24 months
729 USD/credit 10935 USD/year
729 USD/credit 10935 USD/year
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The master’s in Sociology program from DePaul University is designed to expose you to key sociological methods and theory. Sociologists explore areas such as law and society, health care institutions, family life, criminology, urban development, social psychology, sports, education, political and economic behavior, media, culture and the arts.


The master’s in Sociology program from DePaul University emphasizes:

  • Sociological theory
  • Research methods
  • Findings about contemporary society

Courses are offered on weekday evenings at the Lincoln Park Campus and the program can be completed in two years.

Alumni Network

Master’s in Sociology graduates go on to careers in law enforcement, urban planning, public and private administration, marketing, health and welfare services, youth services, community organizations and education. 

With a network of 8,900 fellow College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences master’s-level graduates in Chicago and beyond, you have a variety of opportunities to grow your professional and academic connections.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Classical And Modern Theory
  • Sociological Perspectives
  • Social Research
  • Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Literature Review Writing Project
  • Writing A Research Paper
  • Thesis Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all previous college course work
  • Personal statement reflecting course work and/or experience in sociology and related field, future goals, and why this program is right for you

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10935 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    10935 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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