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Sociology

The New School

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About

The PhD in Sociology is designed for students who have completed the Sociology MA at The New School for Social Research or a comparable master's degree from another university.

Overview

The PhD offers qualified scholars the theories and methods necessary to develop sociological study in innovative and imaginative ways, in sustained treatment of a single topic across disciplinary boundaries and/or subcategories of the field.

Key Features 

  • PhD candidates at The New School must earn 30 credits in addition to the 30 credits and MA Examination taken in the Sociology MA program, for a total of 60 credits. 
  • Transfer students who already have an MA in sociology (or its equivalent) from another institution may be assigned credit for all or part of their previous graduate studies up to a maximum of 30 credits. 

Programme Structure

To earn the PhD in Sociology, a student must complete 30 credits beyond the MA, including:

  • One sociological methods course besides Logic of Inquiry
  • Four departmental seminars or proseminars
  • Electives up to the total of 60 credits, of which no more than 12 credits may be for courses from other NSSR departments or other divisions at The New School that are not cross-listed in sociology

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission Requirements: International applicants are required to follow all admission procedures for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Please pay special attention to the transcript requirements for applicants with foreign credentials.
  • Transcripts: Review the admission procedures for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Please pay special attention to the transcript requirements for applicants with foreign credentials.
  • TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE: A TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score is not required for applicants whose primary language is English or who have earned a four-year degree from a U.S. college/university or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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