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University of West Georgia

12 months
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Sociology program of University of West Georgia is offered by the Department of Sociology.


The Sociology program of University of West Georgia is designed to prepare students for advanced graduate studies in the social sciences and for professional careers in a variety of settings including federal, state and local government agencies; not-for-profit organizations, community service groups; market research firms; and social service organizations. Coursework incorporates classical and contemporary theoretical perspectives, analysis of cutting edge empirical research, and training in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Students can take coursework and specialize in the following areas: community development, social inequality, social psychology, health, housing, environment, comparative sociology, and social movements.


  • Demonstrate a mastery of communicating in writing how sociology contributes to an understanding of social reality
  • Demonstrate a mastery of sociological theories
  • Demonstrate a mastery of methodological approaches within sociology
  • Demonstrate a mastery of the diversity in society

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology
  • Applied Statistics for Sociology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Women and Work
  • Housing and Homelessness
  • Cultural and Racial Minorities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Graduate Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Graduate Admissions Office
  • Official GRE scores
  • Applicants must have at minimum a 2.5 cumulative undergraduate GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A 750-word intellectual autobiography
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1446 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

900 - 1400 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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