How to Apply to the Sociology Graduate Program

The process of applying to the Sociology program involves completing an online application that requires acceptance from both NMSU’s Graduate School and the Department of Sociology.

Please click here to complete your application to both the NMSU Graduate School and the Department of Sociology.

To apply to the Sociology Master’s Program, you will need to submit  the following:

  • 3 Letters of Reference from persons familiar with your academic record
  • Department Application
  • Statement of Intent addressing your career interests and graduate school objectives

If applying for a graduate assistantship (on-campus program only) you will also need to submit:

  • A resume including a paragraph regarding related experience / expertise.

Financial Assistance

Graduate School opportunities for financial assistance:

The Financial Aid office also provides financial assistance for some students.

Application Deadlines

Review of applications for both the online and on-campus MA programs for Fall 2017 will begin March 15th, 2017.