PhD in Sociology

What does Purdue sociology offer?

Our core curriculum emphasizes a balance of theory and methodology courses, including both qualitative and quantitative methods. Beyond the core curriculum, students can select courses in seven areas of specialization:

Where are our former students?

Most of our PhDs find jobs in academia at a range of institutions from research universities to small liberal arts colleges. Other alumni hold research positions in private and non-profit firms.

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