12 months
28608 USD/year
28608 USD/year
10630 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Sociology from Idaho State University aims to prepare graduates for positions as sociological researchers in charitable non-governmental organizations, business, or government. 


Sociology from Idaho State University is accomplished by providing them with the theories, findings, and methods distinctive to sociology. Some graduates choose to pursue a sociology doctorate with the hope of college teaching, others apply to law school, still others go into counseling or private consulting.

Graduates with Sociology from Idaho State University will:

  • master literature in one substantive area of sociology.
  • develop an understanding of sociological theories, related findings, research design, and statistics.
  • further their professional careers by either continuing education at the doctoral level or finding employment in public service utilizing their advanced degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Mind Body and Society
  • Criminology
  • Elite Deviance and Crime
  • Sexual Crimes
  • Power Class and Prestige
  • Community Networking:Cultivating the Sociological Imagination
  • Criminal Justice
  • Comparative Sociological Theories
  • Sociological Theories
  • Social Organization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0) for the last 60± credits taken as an undergraduate or permission of the Graduate Director.
  • Include a statement of interest and career goals.
  • Three letters of recommendation must accompany the application.
  • Submit a writing sample.
  • For full admission to the graduate program in Sociology, the student must have completed the following courses or their equivalent: Introduction to Sociology,  Social Theory, Social Statistics, and Social Science Research Methods.
  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent
  • Standardized Test 
  • Transcript(s)
  • English proficiency score
  • Names and contact information of recommenders
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28608 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28608 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10630 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 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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