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Northern Arizona University

Department of Sociology and Social Work

Flagstaff, AZ

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Overview

Northern Arizona University / Department of Sociology and Social Work is located in Flagstaff, AZ, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Applied sociology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
16
Accepted
14
Enrolled
89%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, minimum of 250 volunteer and/or relevant paid human service work experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 14.29%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 1
Male (11)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Demography, death and dying, criminology, social policy, divorce
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 15300
Flagstaff, AZ  86011
United States
Contact Dr. Kathleen Ferraro
Chair
Email: kathleen.ferraro@nau.edu
Phone: 928-523-9412
Fax: 928-523-6777