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Sociology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The dual baccalaureate and master’s program in sociology is designed to provide highly-motivated students with the opportunity to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years of full-time study.
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Overview

Students in the program may elect a thesis or non-thesis option. Those in the thesis track matriculate for a total of 144 credits (30 on the graduate level), including six credits of Master’s Research. Those electing the non-thesis option complete a total of 147 credits (33 on the graduate level).

After completion of the requirements for the B.A., students enroll full time in graduate courses for the fifth year of the dual degree program. For specific program requirements, please contact the department chair.

Career Outcomes

All professionals gain an edge from being able to research and analyze information, and graduates holding a B.A. and M.A. in Sociology are well-equipped to answer the demand for these skills. Our program at St. John’s is specifically geared toward preparing you for a career in the following diverse fields:

  • Public Relations
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Family Service Agencies
  • Federal Investigation
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Advertising
  • Parole/Probation
  • U.S. Customs
  • Research Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    141 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The program will also prepare you for further study in law, sociology, and social work. The graduates have gone on to pursue doctoral and law degrees at institutions such as the University of California-Los Angeles, University of Connecticut, University of Chicago, Georgetown University, and Columbia University. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Official College Transcripts with English Translation
  • An official course-by-course evaluation
  • Foreign credential evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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