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Sociology

University of Houston

M.A.
12 months
Duration
910 USD/credit
910 USD/credit
401 USD/credit
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About

Sociology at University of Houston is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture of everyday life. It is a social science that uses various methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a body of knowledge about social order, acceptance, and change or social evolution.

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Department of Sociology at the University of Houston offers an MA in sociology with graduate training directed towards professional career success in both academic and non-academic fields. The Sociology department offers both a thesis track and an applied internship track for the Master’s degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Writing in the Social Sciences
  • Sem-Sociological Theory
  • Social Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

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.
3
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

  • All applicants should have a 3.00 grade point average (A=4.00) on the most recent 60 term hours of undergraduate coursework (In some cases, graduate coursework hours can also be used in this calculation).
  • In addition to the GRE, international students must also provide a TOEFL or IELTS score that is no more than 5 years old. The TOEFL score must be 79 or higher and the combined IELTS must be 6.5 or higher. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    910 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 910 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    910 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 910 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    401 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 401 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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