Master of Science in Applied Sociology
In addition to meeting the general requirements of the University, applicants for admission to the Master of Science Degree Program in Applied Sociology must also meet the following criteria. An applicant must have:
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or a related social science field.
- Satisfactorily completed the following prerequisite courses: sociological theory, social research methods and elementary social statistics.
- 1,200 or more points based on the formula of 150 times the last 60 hours undergraduate cumulative grade point average plus the General Test (Verbal and Quantitative) score of the Graduate Record Examination for regular admission status. A student not eligible for regular admission may be admitted provisional status if the student has 1,250 points based on the formula of 200 times the last 60 hours undergraduate cumulative grade point average plus the General Test (Verbal and Quantitative) score of the Graduate Record Examination.
- Completed an application for admission and have paid the application fee of $20.00 USD.
In addition to the required university application, an applicant to the Master of Science Degree Program in Applied Sociology should submit: a letter of intent, an autobiographical essay, a resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of all academic work, GRE scores, and two letters of recommendation addressed to the:
Applied Sociology Graduate Program Coordinator
Hammond, LA 70402
On Campus: Fayard Hall, Room 356