PhD in applied sociology
Theis designed to train professional researchers at the highest level to follow the discipline’s focus on bringing scientific understandings to the study of social issues and problems - and to meet the growing demand for applied sociologists prepared to assume the responsibility for leadership on research projects dealing with social problems and issues or enter academia. The degree requires a total of 34 credit hours (28 hours in core and elective courses and 6 hours of dissertation research), and students can typically complete the program within two to three years.
*For students interested in graduate assistantships or other university funding, funding is only available to master's-level students who apply and are admitted to the joint MA-PhD program in sociology. If you have any questions about this or any other graduate program matter, contact Dr. Jonetta Weber.