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CHAIR OF THE PROGRAM:
Professor Richard Arum
CO-DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE STUDIES:
Professors David Greenberg and Paula England
Master of Arts in Applied Quantitative Research
Admission to the M.A. program in Applied Quantitative Research is granted for the fall semester only. Admission is limited to students whose academic records and letters of recommendation indicate exceptional promise of success in the study and application of quantitative research techniques. This means an outstanding undergraduate record or other related evidence. Applicants with lower averages may be admitted where there is indication of a particular strength in research methods and clear aptitude for graduate work.
Doctor of Philosophy Program in Sociology
The Doctor of Philosophy is a research degree. It signifies that the recipient can conduct independent research, has a broad basic knowledge of sociology, and has a comprehensive knowledge of at least one chosen area of specialization. The Ph.D. degree requires 72 points of graduate work (at least 36 in residence at New York University). At least 48 of the points required for the Ph.D. degree must be in Sociology courses. Students must achieve a B or better in all required methods and theory courses. Up to 12 points may be reading or dissertation courses that involve individual work with a member of the faculty.