Supported Degree Objectives

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents

English Proficiency Requirements

Doctoral and Master's Degree Program Requirements

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 10* No Entry No Entry

  • *Applications submitted by this date will receive full consideration.

Program Contact Information

  • Name Dan Rudel
    Phone 765-494-4673
    Web Program Website
    Address Department of Sociology
    Purdue University
    700 West State Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059

Additional Information

  • Current master’s students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.
  • We do NOT admit students seeking only an MS degree.
  • Exceptions may be made in special cases regarding departmental minimum required test scores. The Graduate School minimum English proficiency test score requirements still apply and can be found at
Purdue West Lafayette campus