College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Sociology

Prospective Graduate Students

 

General Information

Are you thinking about attending graduate school in sociology? You probably wouldn't be looking at this web page unless you've had some thoughts about attending graduate school. The Department of Sociology at Washington State University offers students a great opportunity to earn Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology because:

  • Faculty members are productive scholars and dedicated teachers, with research agendas spanning a variety of subfields.
  • Members of our department are friendly, approachable and supportive of graduate students. In addition to discussing their own research and teaching programs, faculty members enjoy talking with graduate students about graduate student interests.
  • Our department has a rich history in sociology and has produced many well-known and highly respected professional sociologists. For instance, William Julius Wilson earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology at Washington State University.
  • WSU is in Pullman , a small town located in Eastern Washington that offers a high quality of life. Pullman weather closely parallels the traditional four seasons and nearby mountains, lakes and parks allow for a variety of outdoor activities.
  • The Department of Sociology was awarded the 2004 Dubois-Johnson-Frazier Award by the American Sociological Association for its accomplishments in recruiting, admitting, and graduating African American scholars.
  • The department makes an effort to fund all qualified students with teaching or research assistantships. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. If you're considering graduate school, we'd like to learn more about your interests and have the opportunity to answer your questions.
 

 

Are you thinking about attending graduate school in sociology? The Department of Sociology at Washington State University offers students a great opportunity to earn Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology!

 

Sociology Department, PO Box 644020, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-4020, Ph: 509-335-4595, Fax: 509-335-6419, Contact Us