12 months
Duration
2020 USD/credit 72720 USD/year
2020 USD/credit 72720 USD/year
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About

This Sociology of Education MA program from New York University is designed to provide you with strong analytical and methodological training in a sociological approach to education-related questions and problems. 

Overview

At the Sociology of Education MA program from New York University, we prepare graduates to pursue careers in research evaluation, education policy, government agencies, and youth and community service organizations. Many of our students choose to continue on to doctoral-level work in the sociology of education or a related field.

You will:

  • Identify the larger social and cultural contexts that shape educational institutions
  • Analyze educational problems and issues using the knowledge, concepts, and research methodology of sociology
  • Demonstrate an expertise in an area of specialization in the sociology of education through the production of a high-quality MA thesis
  • Acquire habits of critical thinking and systematic investigation to critique the role of education in society
  • Develop effective written and oral communication skills by applying the conventions of the discipline of sociology

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the master's program are well equipped to pursue careers in research and evaluation, education policy, government agencies, and youth and community service organizations. Many are also well equipped to pursue and succeed in doctoral-level work in the sociology of education or a related field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sociology of Education 
  • The Learning of Culture 
  • Principles of Empirical Research 
  • Education and Social Policy 
  • Statistics for Behavior and Social Sciences
  • Qualitative Methods in International Education
  • Approaches to Qualitative Inquiry
  • Survey Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV 
  • Statement Of Purpose 
  • Letters Of Recommendation 
  • Transcripts 
  • Proficiency in English 
  • Writing Sample - Please submit an academic writing sample (a course paper or its equivalent) of not more than 20 pages that you feel demonstrates your writing and analytic abilities. The sample does not need to display a knowledge of sociology or sociology of education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    72720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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