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¿Qué aprenderé?

Graduate study in sociology focuses on the Doctor of Philosophy. Students are awarded the M.A. as they fulfill requirements for the Ph.D.

The Doctor of Philosophy emphasizes research. Opportunities for research using survey, experimental, and observational methods are readily available in the department.

The Doctor of Philosophy program in sociology requires a minimum of 72 s.h. of graduate credit. Most courses for the Ph.D. are taken in a student's two areas of interest, but all doctoral students must complete the following courses.

SOC: 6170 - Introduction to Sociological Data Analysis (required for the M.A.)

SOC: 6180 - Linear Models in Sociological Research (required for the M.A.)

Two elective courses in methods/statistics numbered 5000 or above

One advanced theory course such as SOC: 6110

Career Advancement

The program of study for the Ph.D. primarily aims to prepare sociologists for academic positions in colleges and universities or for research positions in academic, private, and government institutions.

In addition to preparing students for careers in social service, criminal justice, and other areas, this major offers an integrated package of courses, research training, writing enhancement, international perspective, and internships to provide graduates with impressive credentials. The degree also prepares students for graduate or professional study in areas such as social work, urban and regional planning, law, criminal justice, and social policy.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (MINIMUM OF 72 SEMESTER HOURS OF GRADUATE CREDIT)

Costos de estudio
US$30.549,50 por año
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Agosto 2022

Lugar

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

240 Schaeffer Hall,

University of Iowa,

IOWA CITY,

Iowa,

52242, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree from a Regionally Accredited American College or University, or an equivalent degree from another country; A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00, or the foreign equivalent. English Language Requirements: IELTS score of 7.0, with no subscore less than 6.0; PTE minimum score of 68 with no subscore less than 58; TOEFL scores below 100; a score of 550 or higher on the paper-based (PBT) version of the test, or a score of 81 or higher on the Internet-based version of the test (iBT).

Para estudiantes internacionales

A U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions with a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00.

English Language Requirements:

An IELTS (International English Language Testing System) total score of 7.0, with no sub score less than 6.0.

TOEFL score requirements with score of 81 or higher on the Internet-based version of the test (iBT) and newly admitted graduate students who present iBT scores below 100 on the PBT.

TOEFL score requirements with score of 550 on Paper-based test (PBT) and newly admitted graduate students who present TOEFL scores below 600 on the PBT.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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