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Texas Tech University

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work is located in Lubbock, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology
Master of Arts (MA) Anthropology
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for MA in anthropology)
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
23
Accepted
19
Enrolled
44%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for MA in anthropology)
Master's Degree Requirements Two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, writing sample, curriculum vitae; minimum GPA of 3.0 and coursework in sociology or closely-related fields (for MA in sociology); coursework in anthropology (for MA in anthropology)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

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 Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.42%
Black or African American 5.66%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.77%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 5
Male (13)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sociology of criminology/deviance, population/migration, forensic anthropology, archaeology, social work (advanced generalist)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
153,180

Location & Contact

Address Box 41012
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Dr. Brett A. Houk
Chair and Associate Professor
Email: brett.houk@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-8107
Fax: 806-742-1088