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Sociology

North Dakota State University

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Student Focused | Land Grant | Research University


Department of Sociology and Anthropology
428 Minard Hall, 1210 Albrecht Blvd.
Fargo, North Dakota, 58102, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The focus of graduate education in Sociology at North Dakota State University is directed toward research and the application of research skills. Emphasis is placed on providing master's degree candidates with the opportunity to expand their theoretical and methodological perspectives and to cultivate their interest in substantive areas. Graduate students are encouraged to augment their educational training by engaging in professional activities (i.e., attending professional meetings, participating in research, engaging in public service, and teaching).

Students in the Sociology graduate program benefit from a favorable faculty-to-student ratio.

Teaching assistantships are available to qualified applicants. Research assistantships may also be available, contingent on faculty research funds. Applicants for assistantships are considered on the basis of scholarship and potential to undertake advanced study and research. To be considered for an assistantship, a completed Graduate School application, official transcripts, and three letters of reference must be received by the Graduate School no later than February 15.


Academic Fields

Sociology.

Degrees

Master's, M.S., Masters


Formats

Full Time, Part Time, On-Campus

Keywords

Medical/Aging Sociology, Gerontology, Community Development, Community and Organizational Leadership, Social Services and Advocacy, Central Asia

Contacts

Dr. Christopher Whitsel

Dr. Christopher Whitsel
christopher.whitsel@ndsu.edu
christopher.whitsel@ndsu.edu

Neely Benton

Neely Benton
Student Recruitment Coordinator
neely.benton@ndsu.edu
neely.benton@ndsu.edu
701-231-8476

Who We're Looking For

Summary

The Sociology graduate program is open to qualified graduates from universities and colleges of recognized standing. To be admitted with full standing to the program, the applicant must meet the Graduate School's requirements and have adequate preparation in anthropology.

Teaching assistantships are available to qualified applicants. Research assistantships may also be available, contingent on faculty research funds. Applicants for assistantships are considered on the basis of scholarship and potential to undertake advanced study and research. To be considered for an assistantship, a completed Graduate School application, official transcripts, and three letters of reference must be received by the Graduate School no later than February 15 for fall admission and September 15 for spring admission


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