University of New Hampshire

College of Liberal Arts



105 Main St., Thompson Hall

Durham, NH 03824

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Sociology;, Ph.D. - Sociology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Sociology offers M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology. The master's degree program emphasizes theory and methodology. Students in the doctoral program are expected to select one major area for intensive study and examination. There are five major substantive areas for possible specialization: crime and conflict, family, social stratification, health and illness, and community and environment. Students may pursue specialties within or across the major areas of specialization or propose to the Graduate Committee other major areas of specialization that fall within the faculty's competence.


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

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