Application to the MA program is open to all students holding a BA, BS or higher degree in any field. Students without prior training in sociology, but with otherwise exemplary records, may be admitted, but may be required to make up deficiencies without graduate credit.
Recommended Academic Standards
Although the department does not require a specific GPA for admission, the recommended standards include:
- a combined GPA of at least 3.3 for all courses taken at the undergraduate or graduate level prior to admission
- a combined GPA of at least 3.5 for all sociology courses at the undergraduate or graduate level prior to admission