The Graduate program currently offers three graduate certificates; one in Diversity, one in Teaching Sociology, and one in Advanced Research Methods in Sociology. Coursework that meets the requirements for a certificate also counts toward the total credits required for the Masters.
The Graduate Faculty of the Sociology Department has a strong emphasis in diversity and inequality issues, highlighting race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class. For sociology graduate students wishing to concentrate in these areas, we offer a graduate certificate of specialization. Completion of the certificate provides evidence of specialized study, which can be beneficial for enhancing future career options and interests.
The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Sociology will be offered to graduate students enrolled in the Masters Program in Sociology who are interested in practical training in the process of teaching sociology at the college level. Completion of the certificate provides evidence of significant classroom face-time, along with training in syllabus development, pedagogical styles, and assessment.
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods In Sociology Application for Completion
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods Letter of Intent
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods In Sociology will be offered to graduate students wishing to concentrate in qualitative and quantitative research studies. Completion of the certificate provides evidence of specialized study and can be marketable to a wide variety of employers and educational institutions.