Applied Social Demography, Postgraduate Certificate | Portland State University | Portland, United States
12 months
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683 USD/credit 13660 USD/year
683 USD/credit 13660 USD/year
456 USD/credit 9120 USD/year
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About

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Social Demography at Portland State University offers students the opportunity to explore the complex issues and relationships between demographic change and its impact on communities. 

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Overview

Many communities in Oregon, and across the U.S. more broadly, are experiencing rapid demographic change. As real-world laboratories, these dynamic urban and rural environments, in the Pacific Northwest, and around the world, provide great opportunities for students to expand their knowledge and experience of demographic change by focusing on applied, on-the-ground research.

Career

Students with formal training in the Applied Social Demography at Portland State University often possess relevant skills in demographic data and methods that are well-suited for addressing social and public policy questions in regional and urban planning, spatial analysis, public policy and government, vital statistics, and public health, and facilities planning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Population and Society
  • Applied Demographic Methods 
  • Practicum in Applied Demography
  • Green Economics and Sustainable Development
  • Families and Aging
  • Medical Sociology
  • Data Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

20 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale) from the degree granting institution(s). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 
  • Copies of official degree certificate/diploma
  • Certified translation of transcripts
  • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 683 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 683 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 456 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 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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