Sociology, Ph.D. | University of Nevada, Las Vegas | Las Vegas, United States
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This Sociology program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas trains students in advanced sociological concepts and applications, as well as advanced theoretical and methodological frameworks for conducting original research. In addition, students develop at least 2 advanced areas of specialization from among the department’s core areas of specialization.

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Overview

  • The Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology offers programs designed for both students holding a bachelor’s degree in sociology or a closely related discipline who have a strong record of academic success, are likely to be highly successful in graduate school, and who have a professional interest in, and commitment to, earning a doctorate in Sociology and for students who have already earned a Master’s degree in Sociology or a closely related discipline, and who can demonstrate evidence of substantial expertise in Sociology.
  • Graduates of this program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas are well prepared for academic research and teaching positions, as well as careers in applied and community sociology. Educational outcomes for our doctoral program include: development of expertise in both classical and contemporary sociological theories, mastery of both quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis, development of specialized expert knowledge in at least two substantive areas, professional socialization, participation in professional organizations, oral presentation skills, familiarity with the process of academic publication of original research, and cultivation of analytical research and writing skills that culminate in the ability to author an original doctoral dissertation of substantial depth and quality.

Career Possibilities

Ph.D.'s in Sociology will be able to:

Show Evidence of the Development of a Sociological Imagination

  • Apply sociological knowledge, principles, concepts and the sociological imagination to their own projects.

Exhibit Confidence in Expressing Ideas Orally and in Writing

Students can demonstrate critical thinking:

  • Demonstrate skills in recall, analysis and application, and synthesis and evaluation.
  • Identify underlying assumptions in theoretical orientations or arguments.
  • Identify underlying assumptions in particular methodological approaches to an issue.
  • Show how patterns of thought and knowledge are directly influenced by political and economic social structures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Logic of Social Inquiry
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Advanced Analytical Techniques
  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Issues in Contemporary Sociological Theory

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

72 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the Post-Bachelor's subplan must hold a bachelor's degree in sociology from a regionally accredited institution (required). 
  • Applicants to the Post-Master's subplan must hold a master's degree in sociology, or an equivalent master's degree, from an accredited institution in which you wrote and successfully defended a master's thesis.

Tuition Fee

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    24050 USD/year
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  • National

    24050 USD/year
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  • In-State

    7094 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7094 USD per year

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
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Scholarships Information

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Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
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40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
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Unicreds
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
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Aga Khan Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
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SHAPE America
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Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
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Zuckerman Scholars
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
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Zuckerman Scholars
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Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
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Diasporans 
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
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SETC
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
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CouponBirds
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
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Support Creativity
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
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Zolve
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Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
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Mozida Foundation
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Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
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iVisa
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
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IELTS from 6 to 9
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
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