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Sociology Research and Practice

American University Washington DC

12 months
32616 USD/year
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Sociology Research and Practice from American University Washington DC will prepare you for a doctoral program or a career in social advocacy, research, teaching, human services, or policy-making.  


At Sociology Research and Practice from American University Washington DC you will learn methods of doing research on health and society; engage in a research project focused on issues in Washington, DC; build your qualitative and quantitative data analysis capacity; and hone your ability to present results of research to various audiences.

Students at Sociology Research and Practice from American University Washington DC will:

  • learn the practical skills necessary to conduct research and communicate your findings. 
  • gain practical, hands-on experience working side-by-side with faculty on cutting-edge research to improve society’s health and well-being.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intersectionality: Theory and Practice
  • Transnational Perspective 
  • Racial Inequalities and Social Transformation
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Migration 
  • Social Theory: From Classical to Contemporary Thinkers 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • GRE scores
  • Applicants must meet the minimum university requirements for admission to graduate study, including a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 12 months.

Tuition for National students: $1,812 Per credit hour

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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