George Mason University

College of Humanities and Social Sciences



Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

A student may choose a concentration in general sociology; applied sociology; sex and gender; crime, delinquency, and corrections; race and ethnicity; cultural studies; or conflict analysis and management. The general sociology concentration allows maximum flexibility in the application of sociological knowledge to the analysis of social processes and systems. The applied concentration serves as a professional degree for the practitioner. All concentrations are appropriate for those anticipating further graduate study leading to the Ph.D. in sociology.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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