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Sociology

University of Miami

12 months
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2170 USD/credit 97650 USD/year
2170 USD/credit 97650 USD/year
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About

The Graduate Program in Sociology at the University of Miami is intended to equip students with the theoretical, methodological, and analytical tools required for research and teaching. The Graduate Program in Sociology is designed for students seeking the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Sociology.

Overview

The Graduate Program in Sociology at the University of Miami is designed to equip students with the theoretical, methodological, and analytical tools required for teaching and conducting research in academic and non-academic (e.g., government and private industry) settings. This goal is accomplished through a combination of classroom learning, comprehensive exams, independent research (particularly the thesis and dissertation), and teaching undergraduate students.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will develop a knowledge of, and the ability to use, classic and contemporary sociological theory.
  • Students will develop knowledge of, and the ability to use, quantitative and qualitative research methods and analyses.
  • Students will develop knowledge of two sub-fields in the discipline of sociology and demonstrate the ability to work in these areas.
  • Students will develop knowledge fundamental to teaching sociology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Sociological Statistics 
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Class Structure and Social Stratification
  • Social Psychology: Sociological Perspectives
  • Teaching Seminar in Sociology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose.
    • Original academic transcripts (by mail, posted to the Director of Graduate Studies)
    • GRE general test scores 
    • Applicants must rank in the 65% percentile or higher in the Quantitative Reasoning test. There is no minimal score requirement for the other parts of the GRE.
    • Students from non-English speaking countries must send either TOEFL or IELTS scores.
    • Three letters of recommendation.
    • For international students: this form for financial responsibility (required by the US government)
    • Optional: For Ph.D. applications, this form to apply for an assistantship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    97650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    97650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
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