Sociology, Graduate Certificate

The Sociology Graduate Certificate program provides opportunities to apply sociological perspectives and research to real-world issues. It serves students who want to extend their study of sociology to the graduate level, and it is designed specifically for high school teachers and community college instructors who need graduate-level coursework in sociology to expand their knowledge of the discipline and/or to gain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) faculty qualifications for accreditation.

Program Highlights

  • Outstanding preparation for teaching high-quality concurrent enrollment or community college courses.

  • Highly accomplished faculty.

  • Options to complete the program online.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended.
  • At least 18 credits of social and behavioral science courses. 

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Based Applicants International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling September 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

 Time to Completion: 1-2 years

Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Dennis Waskul

Department of Sociology Website