Sociology, M.A. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
23951 USD/year
23951 USD/year
9989 USD/year
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The department at University of Kansas offers a full graduate program in Sociology leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, educating sociologists for careers in teaching and research and for fields of practical application. 


Learning outcomes

Sociology at University of Kansas also contributes to professional education in such fields as social welfare, social policy, architecture, education, journalism, personnel administration, business, and medicine. 

Aside from professional interests, the department offers instruction to assist students in deepening their understanding of social relations and, hence, of the social context of their own lives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elements of Sociology
  • American Identities
  • Comparative Societies
  • Self and Society
  • Social Problems and American Values
  • Sociology of Families

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Prerequisites for regular degree-seeking admission to the program are:

  • a baccalaureate degree with a 3.0 grade-point average
  • 15 hours of college credit in sociology
  • a course in sociological theory
  • a course in statistics
Applications for admission must include:
  • a completed online application form
  • a current resume/curriculum vitae
  • a one-two page statement (single-spaced) of academic interests and professional goals
  • three recommendation forms and letters focused on academic performance
  • one complete set of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23951 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9989 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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