Idaho State University

College of Arts and Letters

Sociology

Address:

Box 8020

Stop 8059

Pocatello, ID 83209

United States

Phone:

208-282-2629

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Sociology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts program in sociology at Idaho State University prepares you for professional employment or pursuit of a Ph.D. in sociology or related fields. We emphasize sociological theory, research methods, and analytical skills. Students work closely with faculty on research and teaching. Our master's degree is geared towards general sociology; however, our faculty represents some specialty areas such as medical sociology, criminology, religion, social psychology, theory, family sociology and environmental sociology. The program requirements consist of 33 credits, comprehensive exams, and the completion of a thesis.

Accreditation:

Idaho State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

International Student Requirements:

International students (whose native language is not English) must achieve satisfactory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). (1) TOEFL Exam: Total score of 80 with a score of at least 20 on each section (2) IELTS Exam: 6.5 or higher on the overall band (3) Level 112 from ELS Language Centers also meets the English language proficiency requirements. Students must contact the Graduate School at graddean@isu.edu before applying for ELS conditional admission in order to verify that the program of interest offers conditional admission. For questions regarding visas, proof of financial support forms, or I-20 forms, please contact the International Programs Office (IPO) at ipomail@isu.edu or (208) 282-4320.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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