Auburn University

Auburn University

Rural Sociology


9030 Haley Center

Lowder Business Building

Auburn, AL 36849

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Rural Sociology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Either the M.S. or M.A. in sociology is available through the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Sociology. The Rural Sociology component of this Program has strengths in natural resource and environmental sociology, international development, the sociology of agriculture and aquaculture, and rural health. Students with interests in Rural Sociology are eligible for graduate research assistantships and graduate teaching assistantships. Course requirements include a set of three core courses (theory, statistics, research methods) and additional courses selected by the student in cooperation with the student's graduate advisor.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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