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Sociology and Criminology

University of Delaware

M.A.
24 months
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1898 USD/credit
1898 USD/credit
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About

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice offers a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy degree program in both Sociology and Criminology. The primary focus of the program is the preparation of members of the next generation of sociologists and criminologists by emphasizing systematic training in theory and research methodology as well as teaching. 

Overview

these advanced education degrees are intended for persons interested in careers in academia, public service, or private enterprise. The Department has a large number of full-time distinguished faculty from the disciplines of Sociology, Philosophy, Law, Political Science, Criminology, History and Criminal Justice. 

This allows students to work closely with faculty members while preserving a reasonable breadth of interests. Thus, while both the Sociology and Criminology degrees rely on strong theoretical and methodological foundations, they also allow students to tailor a program that meets their individual needs.

Programme Structure

Program concentrations:

  • Criminology
  • Deviance
  • Disasters and the Environment
  • Gender
  • Law and Society
  • Methods
  • Race
  • Sociology of Health
  • Sociological Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
550 (required)

English requirements

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).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee - A $75 application fee is due when you submit your online application. Waivers are available for qualified students.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Transcripts - Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework are required with your application.
  • Prerequisites - You may have majored in any area during your undergraduate study. However, the MAP program requires students to have taken ACCT 207 Introduction to Financial Accounting and ACCT 208 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (or their equivalents) before beginning coursework.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • International Students: Language Test Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1898 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1898 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1898 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1898 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1898 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1898 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

University Fellowships
  • Graduate Stipend Awards
  • University Graduate Fellows
  • University Graduate Scholars
  • University Dissertation Fellows Award
  • Professional Development Award
Graduate Student Assistantships
  • Teaching Assistantships
  • Research Assistantships
  • Graduate Assistantships

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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