The graduate program in Sociology offers advanced education for students who intend to pursue academic careers in sociology or who aspire to nonacademic research positions.

The M.A. and Ph.D. programs provide training in general social theory, research methodology, statistics, and a number of traditional and developing substantive specialties. In consultation with faculty advisers, students select specialties that are among the department’s strengths, such as demography (including health and immigration); families, relationships and interpersonal networks; quantitative methods; social networks; social institutions and culture; social inequality; urban, community, and spatial sociology; immigration and incorporation; and health and life course.

Degree Types: Graduate Minor, Ph.D.
  • Demography
  • Social Data Analytics
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