Division of the Social Sciences
College description: Doctoral research is the culmination of graduate study, marking a transition from taking courses to becoming an independent scholar and doing original and significant work.
The University of Chicago does not have minimum GPA or GRE scores.Students coming to the University with a master degree from another institution may receive a master degree from the University in a different field, and no special considerations . When a student enters the University in the same or closely related field in which a previous master degree is held, the University may award a second master degree in that field. To be eligible, a student must fulfill all the standard requirements for a master degree from the University by work done as a student at the University.Information on departments can be found through the specific degree-granting programs.If after reading the worksheet applicant are still unable to convert to a 4.0 scale, simply leave this GPA section in the application blank.All applicants are required to submit valid GRE score reports from the last five years regardless of previous degrees, education, or professional background.To be considered as making the deadline, the university must receive their application, processing fee, and supporting material no later than the published deadline for the department to which applicant are applying. Please take this into consideration when applicant are requesting their letters of recommendation, transcripts, and test score reports.The university will accept confidential letters of recommendation and official transcripts submitted through Interfolio.The process to be issued official documents for the purpose of obtaining a visa to study at the University of Chicago does not begin until after applicant have been offered admission.Applicant must submit either TOEFL or IELTS scores to for admission.The minimum required score for the TOEFL is sub scores of 26 each.Students in the concurrent degree program alternate registration sites between the two units. Students complete all requirements for both degrees.
College description: ESL 101ab is open to all first-year graduate students and may be required for some students designated by the ESL interview process during Orientation.PS 101.Selected Topics in Political Science.Units to be determined by arrangement with the instructor:offered by announcement.Instructor: Staff.For asset pricing, a field that studies how investors value securities and make investment decisions, the university will discuss topics like prices, risk, and return, portfolio choice, CAPM, market efficiency and bubbles, interest rates and bonds, and futures and options. For corporate finance, a field that studies how firms make financing decisions, the university will discuss topics like security issuance, capital structure, and firm investment decisionsHPS.103.Public Lecture Series.1 unit:first, second, third terms.Students attend four lectures, featuring speakers from outside Caltech, on topics in the history and philosophy of science. Students may choose from a variety of regularly scheduled HPS lectures, including HPS seminars, Harris lectures, and Munro seminars Not available for credit toward the humanities-social science requirement.ESL Wr 107.Graduate Writing Seminar.6 units :third term.This course provides guided instruction in academic writing in STEM fields. Specifically, it teaches graduate students composing texts in scientific English for expert audiences.ESL Wr 108.Intermediate Graduate Writing Seminar.6 units :summer term.This course focuses on strategies for composing an academic journal article in a STEM field.
Although HSS does not require that an applicant degree be in any of the social sciences, the admissions committee expects every applicant to demonstrate a commitment to social science research.All applicants are required to submit Graduate Record Examination scores, although the admissions committee does not require GRE subject exams. Caltech requiresapplicants whose first or native language is not English to take a test of English as a Foreign Language as part of the application procedure.To be considered for admission, a complete application, including all supporting material , must be submitted to Caltech no later than December 15.
PhD in Social Behavioral Sciences
College description: Citizen Social Science is project centered on the development of a research and social-media platform that enables anyone to carry out social-scientific investigations. CSS is itself an experiment arising from the university past involvement in the Citizen Science movement to determine the strengths and weaknesses of letting a self-organizing crowd carry out research with minimal academic oversight. Anticipating that the crowd will be most interested in studying the statistical characteristics of the crowd itself, the platform is being equipped with tools aimed at people-centric investigations hence the academic title, Citizen ‘Social’ Science.
All applicants to the doctoral program are expected to submit the completed application with the following documentation: transcripts from all previously attended graduate and institution curriculum vitae or resume scores from the GRE exam three letters of recommendation and a personal statement. For applicants whose native language is not English, a minimum score of 100 on the internet-based TOEFL exam is required.A prior master’s degree is not a criterion for admissions to the doctoral program. However, successful applicants generally have a prior master degree in a related social and behavioral sciences field or equivalent public health experience.Health, Behavior and Society requires that all applicants to the doctoral program submit the scores from the GRE exam.The policy of the Educational Testing Service is to maintain GRE scores for a five-year period only.The university look very closely at test scores because Johns Hopkins University has found that strong GRE scores are a good predictor of successful completion of the doctoral coursework and thesis research.Most departmental scholarship decisions are made during the admissions process and communicated to students in their letters of acceptance.
Rice UniversityRanked 19 in Best National University.
College description: The Master of Energy Economics develops and educates future leaders and strategic thinkers in the energy sector.The Master of Global Affairs is a unique, two-year professional Master of Arts degree offered by the James A. Nestled in the heart of Houston, Texas, the Master of Global Affairs provides the perfect setting for students to engage with world leaders and leading international organizations.The Master of Human-Computer Interaction and Human Factors is a full-time 2-year professional master’s program that will expand students’ knowledge of critical concepts and methods in psychology and those concepts to real-world problems. In this program, students will learn findings and theories in critical areas of human-computer interaction and human factors, learn those concepts to solve real-world problems, learn design empirical studies to complement theoretical approaches, and develop quantitative skills that support these efforts. Graduates of the program will be well positioned to lead human factors and human computer interaction efforts across a broad range of industries, including IT telecommunications, health care, defense, e-commerce, and energy.The Master of Social Policy Evaluation offers a unique opportunity to learn and apply frontier methods of social policy impact analysis. MSPE graduates will have acquired the skills necessary to address the challenges faced by entities in the development, implementation, and evaluation of social policies.
Rice University requires all applicants to provide GRE General Test scores. The Test of English as a Foreign Language is required of any student whose native language is not English, regardless of whether or not applicant have attended another the students.S. institution. Students must score at least 600 on the paper-based TOEFL or score at least 90 on the internet-based TOEFL. For students who choose to take the IELTS in lieu of TOEFL, the minimum score is 7.Three letters of recommendation are required for admission.
MS in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research
College description: Collectively, Social Science seeks to explain and investigate the functioning of society and address the vast array of pressing contemporary issues that affect individual and societal well-being.The breadth of research in Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi uses data to help historians, economists, NGOs, and governments better understand human behavior — and improve people’s lives.
What are the qualifications for admissions In addition to a strong academic record and GRE scores, applicants should have majored or minored in a quantitative discipline that provides a solid foundation for advanced study of applied statistics or completed a selection of courses typically found in such quantitative disciplines.Are there different admissions requirements for internationalstudentsApplicants whose first language is not English are required to take one of the following English proficiency exams and submit the scores: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic.Is the GRE required the GRE is required for the M.S. program.What is the GPA requirementOur review of candidates for admission is holistic the New York University consider all components of the application when making admission decisions.Other forms of aid, such as loans, college work-study, and student employment can help part-time students complete their advanced degrees.Waiving will decrease the number of credits needed to complete the program and will allow students greater flexibility in pursuing coursework relevant to their specific interests.In addition, a weekly newsletter with career opportunities is sent to all students, the A3SR program page will be periodically updated with relevant career-related resources, and students can consult with program advisers career matters.
College description: The degrees offered by the university 15 departments and programs encourage the university learners to go out into the world to explore and grow as scholars and as citizens.
The graduate program is designed to provide the theoretical background and the methodological skills necessary for a career in research and teaching anthropology at the university level, and for the application of anthropological knowledge to contemporary problems. It is assumed that all students enter with the goal of proceeding to the doctoral degree.Accepts online letters of recommendation ONLY.Including their resume as part of their application is optional.TOEFLUpon graduation, most students pursue advanced degrees in academic or professional fields others proceed to careers in the private sector or in government.University of California, San Diego , in collaboration with San Diego State University , offers doctoral degrees in Applied Mechanics Engineering Science Audiology Biology Chemistry Clinical Psychology Language and Communicative Disorders Mathematics and Science Education and 3 Public Health areas: Epidemiology, Global Health, and Health Behavior Sciences.Masters degree may be awarded to doctoral students after fulfillment of the appropriate requirements.Three letters of recommendation required.Masters degree may be awarded to PS75 students after fulfillment of the appropriate requirements.The number of students admitted to the Political Science and Global Policy and Strategy Ph.D. degree is small and therefore very selective.Applicants to the Ph.D. program must submit a GRE score report to be considered for admission to GPS.Those students with TOEFL speaking scores of 23 27, IELTS speaking scores of 7-8, or PTE speaking scores of 65-82 are required to take the English Language Certification Exam.
Master of Science in Social Administration Master of Nonprofit Organizations Case Western Reserve University
Note: This program is available to students at Case Western Reserve University, Hiram College, College of Wooster, Baldwin Wallace University, John Carroll University, Fisk University, and Ohio Northern University by joint agreement with these institutions.Students may opt to complete their degree work on a part-time basis during their first year.A student must complete all degree requirements in a maximum of five years.Some designated courses may be taken on a non-degree basis with the permission of the assistant dean of academic affairs and the course instructor. A maximum of 12 hours earned on a non-degree basis may be counted toward requirements for the master degree if the student is subsequently admitted as a degree seeking candidate. A bachelor degree is required for enrollment.The Master of Nonprofit Organizations degree program prepares students interested in the nonprofit sector for management and leadership positions, by building their skills, competencies, knowledge and capacity. The MNO degree has five program educational objectives for its graduates: to bring contextual understanding to managerial decision-making to develop, analyze and apply relevant data to inspire and engage volunteers and professionals in the creation and implementation of ethically-grounded strategies to advance organizational mission to develop and implement revenue generation strategies and to manage human and financial resources effectively, efficiently and ethically.Students accepted for the MNO degree program must possess a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university.
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College description: The departments and programs of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities —with disciplines ranging from economics and history to English and international affairs, just to name a few—form an interdisciplinary collaborative of scholars with global perspectives.Graduate Programs in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.Graduate education at Northeastern integrates the highest level of scholarship across disciplinary boundaries with significant research and experiential learning opportunities. CSSH offers 13 master’s programs, 7 doctoral programs, and 9 graduate certificate programs. Some courses and degree programs are offered in an online or hybrid format that is well suited for distance learners. Graduate programs in CSSH provide fertile ground and resources for advanced study and research.All CSSH master programs offer an optional cooperative education experience to eligible students. Northeastern’s signature co-op ecosystem provides qualified master students with six-month work experiences in businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies in Boston and across the United States. Through the co-op experience and integrative co-curricular course work, graduate students what they've learned across contexts, bringing knowledge and skills gained in community learning spaces back to the university campus learning spaces.The university doctoral, master’s, and professional degree programs produce graduates who are well prepared for the diverse demands of careers in academia, industry, and the professions.
Resumé All applicants should submit a resume.Letters of Recommendation All degree programs, Select certificate programs.Letters of recommendation are submitted by the letter writer via the online application system.Three letters of recommendation are required for all degree programs.Most graduate certificate applications must include one letter of recommendation. The exceptions are Sustainability and Climate Change Policy, which requires two letters, and Nonprofit Sector, Philanthropy, and Social Change, which does not require a letter.Letters of recommendation are not required for Special Student applications.Target score 100 TOEFL iBTMinimum 90 TOEFL iBT85 TOEFL iBTTarget score 90 TOEFL iBT79-80 TOEFL iBTCSSH offers a part-time, non-degree student classification called Special Student. Applicants for special student classification use the same online application system that degree and certificate applicants use.
Prospective Graduate Students
College description: Students who complete the program will earn an M.A. in Social SciencesThis degree is the only terminal M.A. degree in either medical anthropology or science and technology studies in the University of California system.Ethnographers of medicine, science, and technology are in high demand, and the M.A. in MSTS will enable students to respond to the significant and rapidly changing impact of medicine, science, and technology upon economies and societies around the world.Applicants are not required to have prior training in anthropology or any field of medicine, science, and technology, although successful applicants are likely to have experience in one or of these areas.All applicants for the M.A. in MSTS program must online using the UCI Online Application for Graduate Admissions.A completed online graduate application and non-refundable application fee.Official Graduate Record Examination score report.Current UCI doctoral students who wish to earn the M.A. in MSTS in addition to a Ph.D. or other professional degree do not need to for separate admission.Subject to limited availability, M.A. in MSTS students may for part-time Teaching Assistant positions.
The admissions committee considers a variety of factors in deciding whom to admit: including, but not limited to the applicant’s GPA, test scores, letters of recommendation, the writing skills and sociological imagination evident in the applicant’s statement of purpose, and applicant’s fit with the department’s areas of strength and its commitment to diversity.Standardized test scores such as the GRE, TOEFL. GRE scores must have been taken within the past five years.In addition to the application, three letters of recommendation are required.GRE scores are required of all applicants. GRE scores remain valid for 5 years following the test date.The university cannot accept GMAT or MCAT scores in place of the GRE. The university cannot waive the campus GRE requirement for any applicant.There is no minimum required GRE score for admission into the program.TOEFL is used to evaluate international applicants for admission and . TOEFL scores remain valid for 2 years following the test date. The university strongly encourage internet-based TOEFL scores. A current TOEFL score is required of all international applicants, including the students.S. permanent residents.
Master of Education, Integrated Social Studies
College description: The Master of Education in Integrated Social Studies leads to an initial teaching license in the state of Ohio to teach social studies in grades 7-12. Students in this program learn the latest theory and research in the field of teaching and learning, as well as methods related to social studies and global studies.The master’s program at Ohio State provided me with the methods and techniques to help reach students in a way that is dynamic and effective.The Integrated Social Studies program is grounded in research and theory and will help applicant research and theoretical understandings to their teaching practice through supervised field experiences.Core courses relate to equity and diversity in education, methods of teaching and learning for Integrated Social Studies students, a focus on one-to-one technology, a master’s-level, inquiry-based project, and an edTPA project that demonstrates students’ readiness to be a licensed teacher.Combined with a dedication to equity, social justice and building engaged, democratic classrooms, the Integrated Social Studies MEd program is fully accredited and is consistently ranked among the top programs in the nation.View the MEd in Integrated Social Studies coursework.Graduates of the MEd program earn their initial four-year Ohio teaching license while completing graduate studies.Some graduates work in legal offices in a variety of roles, the publishing field, or seek career opportunities in local libraries, as tutors or coaches, or in the field of writing.The university graduates consistently accept a variety of position in the field and are sought after locally, as well as across the nation.Admission Considerations: all applicants must hold a Bachelor degree prior to the start of classes, minimum GPA of a 3.0, experience working with youth in various group settings.
It is important to note that applicants may have prerequisites in progress during the Autumn semester in which they submit their application, but applicants must have all prerequisites completed by the end of the Spring semester before they intend to begin the MEd program.Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA in their content prerequisites.Admission Considerations: all applicants must hold a Bachelor degree prior to the start of classes, minimum GPA of a 3.0, experience working with youth in various group settings.
BSEd in Social Studies Education
College description: With this emphasis in social studies education, applicant will study theoretical and disciplinary areas, problems, and practices related to the field as part of their degree in educational theory and practice. The university primary focus with this emphasis is the continuing development of theory and research on teaching and learning of the social studies.Just as there are a variety of disciplines within, and approaches to, social studies education, there are many possibilities available for doctoral study.Electives may be from within or outside the College, and might include courses in women studies, language and literacy, student learning and development, history, economics, political science, geography, anthropology, and philosophy.Please be as specific as possible so that the university may quickly assist applicant.Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.Doctoral students have the opportunity to attend academic conferences and develop their capacity to produce research in local, national, and international contexts.
Candidates whose grades do not represent their future potential should use the essay portions of the application to make the case for admission.Overall minimum GPA of 2.80If applicant are in the process of completing the required core course work, applicant may be provisionally accepted contingent upon satisfactory completion of the required courses while maintaining the required minimum 2.80 GPA for admission.Candidates are rank ordered based on a combination of their overall GPA and their responses to the essay.Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.
M.S.Ed. in Social Studies Education
College description: The Indiana University-Bloomington is currently seeking approval for a new Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum online degree. Until the approval process is complete, the university will continue to accept applications for the residential version of this degree.This 36-credit hour degree program focuses on contemporary methods and issues in social studies education.Applicant’ll take a variety of courses that explore curriculum, instruction, and research at elementary or secondary levels, as well as classes that deepen their understanding of history, political science, sociology, and other social sciences.In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews.Learn the variety of fellowships and assistantships that are available to graduate students.The Master in Social Studies provides current and future teachers with a background in educational theory and research, teaching methods for social studies education, and additional preparation in content fields such as history, political science, sociology, and other social sciences.Social Sciences is designed both for teachers who are already licensed and for those currently pursuing licensure through a graduate program at Indiana University.
This 36-credit hour degree program focuses on contemporary methods and issues in social studies education.Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score
Anthropology University of Denver
College description: The Psychology PhD program in the psychology is oriented toward training qualified students to pursue careers in research, teaching and professional practice.The ASC PhD program will prepare applicant for research and teaching careers in affective science, social or cognitive psychology.The graduate program in Clinical Psychology focuses on the etiology, treatment and prevention of child psychopathology.The graduate program in Developmental Psychology focuses on human developmental processes—including biological, cultural, social and psychophysiological factors.The specialization in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience is open to students in any of the graduate programs in Psychology. The program prepares students to be leaders in collaborative science approaches.Bachelor degree: All graduate applicants must hold an earned baccalaureate from a regionally accredited college or university or the recognized equivalent from an international institution.An earned master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution supersedes the minimum standards for the baccalaureate. The minimum GPA is a cumulative 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all graduate coursework undertaken.The Graduate Record Examination is required.Students earn a master’s degree on their way toward obtaining the PhD however, students are not required to obtain an official master’s degree. All students are required to fulfill the requirements for the master’s degree, regardless of whether or not they apply for graduation for an official master’s degree.
There are three basic options for construction of a master’s degree in anthropology: archaeology, cultural anthropology, and museum and heritage studies.An earned master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution supersedes the minimum standards for the baccalaureate. The minimum GPA is a cumulative 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all graduate coursework undertaken.The Graduate Record Examination is required.English Conditional Admission: In cases where minimum TOEFL IELTS scores were not achieved or no English proficiency test was taken, the Anthropology program may offer English Conditional Admission to academically qualified non-native English speakers.This course offers an in-depth introduction to anthropological research methods with the aim of providing students with the tools necessary to design a coherent research proposal. Quantitative analysis will present tools used to take readings, acquire data, observations, and other information necessary to test hypotheses people, cultures and how the university can understand them from their material remains. The purpose of the quantitative part of the class is to determine what is statistically significant and what ideas people are supportable using the scientific method.
College description: As one of four key curriculum areas in education, social studies leverages knowledge of the academic disciplines to contribute to the development of reflective, competent, concerned and civically engaged citizens. Never have the aims and goals of the social studies been imperative and far-reaching than they are today. Within this context, the university teach social studies researchers to guide the university study of society and to provide educative experiences that enable all students to participate fully and authentically in a democracy.The university graduates will be prepared to engage successfully in research, teaching and service, and to contribute to the field of social studies. Individuals seeking admission to this program should have a strong background in social studies education and a desire to be prepared to conduct original research in the field.The university continue to honor Peter with the Martorella Student Award, providing a scholarship to one graduate student majoring in social studies teacher education each year.The university vision of the future for social studies education represents a challenging task.All doctoral degrees in the College of Education require a minimum of 72 graduate credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. Most doctoral programs in the College of Education require a minimum of 60 graduate credit hours beyond an approved master’s degree.ECI 525: Contemporary Approaches in the Teaching Of Social Studies.ECI 526: Theory and Research in Social Studies Education.ECI 820: Doctoral Seminar: Research on Social Studies Teaching and Learning.Advanced Graduate Courses in History or the Social Sciences.Candy Beal social studies curriculum development, middle grades education, social studies and global education.John Lee digital historical resources, new literacies, College, Career and Civic Life Framework for Standards in Social Studies.The North Carolina State University at Raleigh is proud of the university recent graduates.
All applications must include an application fee one unofficial transcript from each previously attended college or university three recommendations and a personal statement. In addition, each graduate program has its own requirements, such as exam scores, essays, and or resumes, etc.All transfer applicants should have at least 30 transferable college credit hours completed, including specific coursework and a competitive GPA based on the major applicant are applying for.See how their credits will apply toward the university degrees by viewing degree requirements.