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.
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:
You can apply until:
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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.
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The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
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The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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