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Department of Sociology College of Arts and Sciences American University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Public Sociology (Certificate); Social Research (Certificate); Sociology (MA).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Or Alternative, Tool Of Research Examination.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE; For Certificate, Bachelor&Apos;S Degree. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 2/1 For Domestic Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 27. 20 Applicants, 65% Accepted, 6 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
10 Full-Time (8 Women), 8 Part-Time (All Women); Includes 3 Minority (All African Americans), 2 International.


15 Full-Time (9 Women), 8 Part-Time/Adjunct (7 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Fellowships, Research Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Teaching Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Kim M. Blankenship
Battelle Tompkins, T-21, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016-8072
Phone: 202-885-6211
Fax: 202-885-2477

Contact Info
Kathleen Clowery
Director, Graduate Admissions
Battelle Tompkins, T-21, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016-8072
Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505

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