* * Spring health insurance amount includes summer.
A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00, or a minimum of 3.0 for the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work completed.
A minimum of eighteen (18) undergraduate hours in Sociology.
An overall minimum GPA of 3.00 in undergraduate Sociology courses.
A minimum grade of B in the following undergraduate courses, or their recognized equivalents:
SOC 2213, Introduction to Sociology
SOC 3383, Social Statistics
SOC 4293, Methods of Social Research
SOC 4243 Social Theory
Incoming international graduate students must meet one of the criteria’s set forth in the below chart.
Completion of A-State's ESL Program: 90% or Above
Completion of CEA accredited language program: Completion certificate for completing all levels
Completion of HOFT Institute ESL Program: Completion certificate of the program
TOEFL-Paper Based*: 550
TOEFL-Paper Based, Revised*: 60
TOEFL-Internet Based***: 79
PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic): 56
iTEP Academic Plus*: 4.5
EIKEN: Grade Pre-1
SAT scores**: 550 (total on the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score)
ACT scores**: 21 (total, and on both English and Reading sections)
High School Marks (India, Nepal and Pakistan): 65% in English at X and XII in Certificate
High School Marks (Kenya): 75% in English in Grade 10 and Grade 12
IB (International Baccalaureate): 5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature
University Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand: Must have completed two years there and graduated
Duolingo English Test: 105
*A-State’s institutional code to receive electronic tests is 6011.
**Test scores cannot be older than 2 years.
***Currently accepting TOEFL, internet based at home test.
Some M.A. recipients go directly into teaching at the community college or high school level. Others enter the corporate, non-profit, and government worlds as directors of research, policy analysts, consultants, human resource managers, and program managers. Some may become program directors in social service agencies.
Health Insurance: $1100 USD per year