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  1. IDEALISTS VS. CAREERISTS: Graduate School Choices of Sociology Majors

    The focus of this research brief is on those 2005 sociology gradates who continued on to graduate school directly after graduation. This brief explores how the sociology major is useful for graduate study in both applied programs as well as the liberal arts and sciences.

  2. How Does Your Department Compare? A Peer Analysis from the AY 2000-2001 Survey of Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Sociology

    This report presents comprehensive findings from ASA's Academic Year 2000-01 Survey of Academic Departments, with comparisons of departments based on institution type.

  3. Are Master’s Programs Closing? What Makes for Success in Staying Open?

    This research brief investigates whether Master’s programs in sociology are facing cancellations or closings, given cutback efforts at universities. Based on a survey of directors of graduate studies, this brief focuses on the characteristics of successful programs that are most likely to stay open. It also examines the differences in curriculum and activities between different types of Master’s programs, namely those that are considered professional or applied and those that are more traditional.

  4. What Can I Do with a Master's in Sociology? The Department as Context

    Sociology departments provided data about the characteristics of their master's programs in a 2009 survey conducted by the ASA research department. Results from that survey, including a comparison of 'traditional' versus 'applied' program characteristics, are presented in this brief.

  5. Paying Attention to the Master’s Degree in Sociology

    An ASA taskforce was appointed to find out ways that sociology departments can strengthen their master's programs as the number of degrees awarded declined by about 13 percent by 2006. This research brief looks at characteristics of master's students, including their reasons for pursuing this degree, what they learned and how satisfied they were with their programs, and how they paid for their education.

  6. The Sociology Pipeline for Today’s Graduate Students

    This presentation draws upon ASA Research Department data sources, such as surveys and unobtrusively-gathered information, to outline career trajectories for sociology graduate students.

  7. 2017 Guide to Graduate Departments of Sociology

    A best seller for many years, this invaluable reference has been published by the ASA since 1965 and provides comprehensive information for academic administrators, advisers, faculty, students, and a host of others seeking information on social science departments in the U.S., Canada, and abroad.