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 RequirementsStatement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation, Supplemental Application / Portfolio
Program Application Test RequirementsGRE
Fall DeadlineFebruary 1
Spring DeadlineDOES NOT ADMIT
Summer DeadlineDOES NOT ADMIT
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.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.