Department of Social Sciences College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

Department of Social Sciences College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
43%
57%
student ratio
47
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
31%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Environmental And Energy Policy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Industrial Heritage And Archeology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Industrial Archaeology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 0
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 0
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 57
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and writing sample, resume/curriculum vitae
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and writing sample, resume/curriculum vitae
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (recommended score 100 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$248.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty42
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchIndustrial archeology of early American industry, mining history, environmental and energy policy, land-use policy, environmental decision-making
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$746,653

Location & Contact

Department of Social Sciences

College of Sciences and Arts
Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
United States

Dr. Patrick Martin

Chair

Phone: 906-487-2070
Fax: 906-487-2284
Email: pemartin@mtu.edu

Amy Spahn

Office Assistant

Phone: 906-487-2113
Fax: 906-487-2284
Email: gradadms@mtu.edu


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