Sociology M.A. (Ithaca)

Field of Study


Program Description

Admission to the Sociology Graduate Field is restricted to students who plan to complete a Ph.D. in Sociology. Students can, in consultation with their Special Committees, take a Master’s degree on the way to a Ph.D. A terminal Master’s is also available but is reserved for students who decide they are no longer interested in doctoral studies, or who, in the view of the Special Committee and other Field members, are not making good progress toward doctoral-level research.

Contact Information

Phone: 607 255-4266

316 Uris Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Concentrations by Subject

  • community & urban sociology
  • computational social science
  • culture (minor)
  • economy and society
  • gender
  • inequality and social stratification
  • methodology (minor)
  • organizations, work and occupations
  • policy analysis (minor)
  • political sociology/social movements
  • race, ethnicity and immigration
  • science, technology & medicine (minor)
  • social demography
  • social networks
  • social psychology (minor)
  • sociology of education
  • sociology of family
  • sociology of health and illness


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