Humboldt State University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
4164 USD/year
4164 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Sociology students at the Humboldt State University study patterns in interactions, experiences and life outcomes—particularly as they relate to group membership. 


Careers at the Humboldt State University

A career in Sociology could include an academic career, but most students of Sociology are employed outside of education. They work in every sector: government, non-profit, research and business. Society is increasingly in need of people who can understand the complexities of a multicultural society. Sociology graduates offer a unique understanding of the social world and possible social solutions to major social issues, as well as the day-to-day issues faced by every organization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethnography
  • Community Activism
  • Race, Gender, And U.S. Law
  • Criminology & Justice Studies
  • Inequalities/criminalization
  • Law & Society
  • Gender, Sexualities And Crime
  • Criminological Theory
  • Juvenile Delinquency

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply Online at Cal State Apply
    • Application Fee of U.S. $70
    • Submit the Certification of Financial Support.
    • Submit Official Transcripts of Academic Records (translated to English)
    • Send Proof of English Proficiency
    • Send Photocopy of your passport

    The applicant has satisfied any one of the following:

    • GPA of at least 2.5 in an acceptable earned bachelor's degree,
    • GPA of at least 2.75 in the last 60 semester units (90 quarter units) attempted;
    • The applicant holds an acceptable post baccalaureate degree earned at an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2082 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2082 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Per Term


  • HSU Graduate Studies Fellowships & Scholarships page
  • HSU Scholarships page

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