San Diego State University

College of Arts and Letters



Student Services, 3356

San Diego, CA 92182

United States


(619) 594-5821

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Research facilities provided by the Department of Sociology include a well-equipped Social Science Research Laboratory for use by the faculty and graduate students. Faculty in the Department of Sociology are involved in a wide range of research activities. SDSU offers a Masters in Sociology two-year program. The program has a 10 course requirement along with completion of either a thesis or comprehensive exam. We also offer a variety of reserach and teaching assistantships for the majority of the students who seek such options. Faculty areas of interest include: gender, race, class, immigration, labor, criminology, border issues, family, health, disability studies, culture studies and globalization.


SDSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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