Graduate Programs

Georgetown University's Sociology Department currently does not have a graduate program. Links and information about graduate programs and social work opportunities are listed in this page for your reference.

Other Graduate Programs

University of Southern California Annenberg School of Journalism

Graduate Studies in Communications

The Annenberg School of Communication offers a masters and doctoral degree program in Communication Management or Global Communication. 

Graduate Studies in Journalism and Public Relations

The Annenberg School of Journalism offers a masters in Journalism and a masters degree in Strategic Public Relations. These degree programs specializations range from newspaper journalism to corporate communications and consulting. 

Virginia Commonwealth University

The School of Social Work offers a undergraduate degree (B.S.W.), a master's degree program (M.S.W.) and a PhD Program in Social Work. 

Villanova University

Villanova offers a program of study leading to a master of science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Courses are offered in criminological theory, research methods, financial planning, organizational theory, decision-making, legal issues, ethics, and a variety of other criminal justice areas. 

Columbia University

Columbia University offers a Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences program. This M.A. degree program provides rigorous research and analytical training. The curriculum combines core seminars in quantitative social science methodology with research experience and professional development.

Cornell University

Cornell offers a Graduate Studies in City and Regional Planning as well as general Sociology Master's and Ph.D. concentrations. 

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan has recently launched doctoral, masters and certificate programs in Survey Methodology. The program is interdisciplinary, drawing faculty from the behavioral, social, and communication sciences, as well as from the statistical sciences. 

University of Pittsburgh

The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs has the following programs of study:
Masters of International Development (MID)
Masters of Public Administration (MPA)
Masters of Public and International Affairs (MPIA)
Masters of Public Policy and Management (MPPM)
PHD in Public and International Affairs

New York University

NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering offers a Master of Science in Organizational Behavior degree with four possible degree concentrations:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development
  • Human Resource Information Systems
  • Management of Change

In addition, the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and NYU Wagner School of Public Service offer a multitude of masters and doctorate programs.

John Hopkins University

The Institute for Policy Studies at John Hopkins University is offering a two-year Master of Arts in Public Policy Degree. Areas of interest: Social Policy, Health Policy, International Affairs, Urban Policy, Environmental Policy, Nonprofit Sector and other.

University of Minnesota

The Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at University of Minnesota offers several degrees which include a three-month internship:

  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
  • Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (MS)
  • Mid-career Master of Public Affars (MPA)
  • ...And a variety of dual degree programs

Generous financial aid packages are offered, ranging in value from $4,500 to $30,000, awarded primarily on the basis of merit.

University College London, England

UCL is offering a MA in Material and Visual Culture with a wide ranging course relating people and material and visual forms across time and space with the opportunity for a number of specialist options:

  • Art and Anthropology
  • Anthropology of Consumption
  • Colonial and Postcolonial Visual Culture
  • Anthropology of the Built Environment
  • Museum Anthropology and Cultural Heritage
  • Anthropology of Landscape
  • Material Culture and Social Identity

University of Oxford

Oxford is offering a 1-year M.Sc. in Evidence Based Social Work.

Saint Louis University

The School of Public Health at Saint Louis University offers:

  • Master of Health Administration (MHA)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Studies (PhD)

Boston University

The School of Social Work at Boston University offers a variety of opportunities for those interested in Social Work.

Institute for the Study of the Americas - University of London

ISA's students are drawn from throughout the Americas, Europe and the UK, which creates an exciting and energetic international culture in which to participate. A master's course in Comparative American Studies is offered, and attention will be paid to developing postgraduate research in this understudied area.

Available programs include:

  • MA Area Studies (Comparative American Studies, Latin America, United States of America)
  • MSc Globalization and Latin American Development
  • MSc Latin American Politics, MPhil/PhD.

Graduate School of Social Work - University of Denver

The University of Denver offers MSW concentrations in Child Practice (child welfare, families, high-risk youth, adults) and a MSW Certificate Programs in Social Work With Latinos/as, Trauma Response and Recovery, Animal-Assisted Social Work, Couples and Family Therapy.

College of Health and Human Sciences: School of Social Work - Georgia State University

The MSW program is not traditional in that many of our students hold degrees in diverse disciplines such as Economics, Policy Studies, African American Studies, and Jewish Studies with the intention of pursuing a non-clinical MSW degree.

George Warren Brown School of Social Work - Washington University in St. Louis

The George Warren Brown School of Social Work offers both an MSW and a PhD program



The University of Nevada, Reno School of Social Work

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Social Work offers a variety of opportunities for those interested in Social Work.

Graduate Programs in the DC Metro Area

American University

Catholic University of America

George Mason University

George Washington University

Howard University

University of Maryland

Social Work Programs in the DC Metro Area

Catholic University of America

Catholic University of America (Online)

Howard University

University of Maryland, Baltimore

National Association of Social Workers

Guide to Masters in Social Work and Related Programs

Masters in Social Work