Between six and ten new students are admitted to the graduate program each year, with preference given to applicants who intend to complete the Ph.D. degree. In order to apply for admission to the graduate program in sociology, you must apply for admission to the Graduate School at Washington State University. The department also requires GRE scores, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a brief statement of your professional interests, all of which are to be submitted directly to the Graduate School.
Applicants may send specific questions by e-mail to Director of Graduate Studies, Jennifer Sherman . Questions relating to what it is like to be a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at WSU can be directed to the current student representative of Graduate Studies, Christie Miksys, or any member of our tenured or tenure-track faculty specializing in research topics in which the applicant may have an interest.
We begin reviewing files on January 10. We only consider admission for Fall semester.
Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Jennifer Sherman email@example.com
Graduate Student Coordinator
Megan Konkel firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Student Representative of Graduate Studies
Christie Miksys email@example.com
Main Office 509-335-4595