University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences



University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.;M.S.;M.M.F.T.-Master of Marital and Family Therapy;, Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The department provides students with thorough grounding in sociological theory and methods of research and helps students become proficient in the processes of scientific inquiry. Students participate in faculty research as a means of learning to formulate, implement and report the results of sociological inquiry. In addition, students have abundant opportunities to participate in other professional activities such as teaching, the presentation of scientific papers, scholarly criticism, journal publication,and the administration of educational and research programs.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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