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Sociology

Career Profile

The master’s program typically serves as a foundation for students who wish to either 1) pursue doctoral studies in sociology or a related discipline, or 2) seek research-oriented jobs in universities, government, community agencies and private industry.

Program Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation, Supplemental Application / Portfolio

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​February 1

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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