MA in Sociology of Education

Sample Course Schedules

Study full- or part-time, take summer courses or add a January course.  We offer several different ways to complete your MA studies. A sample of popular course sequences are offered below, but many more options are also available upon individual advisement.

NYU Steinhardt also offers several ways to incorporate global studies into your course sequence, through short-term summer or January intersession programs.  Global courses enable you to gain comparative perspectives on and further deepen your understanding of U.S. education.

 

Full-time, 4 semesters

Fall, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
RESCH-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
Spring, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory 3
SOED-GE 2090 Planned Change in Organizational Settings 3
Second research methods course 3
Concentration course 3
Fall, 2nd year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Concentration courses 9
Spring, 2nd year4 Credits
Concentration course 3
Independent study with thesis advisor 1

Full-time, 3 semesters with Summer in NYC

Fall, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
RESCH-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
Spring, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory 3
SOED-GE 2090 Planned Change in Organizational Settings 3
Second resarch methods course 3
Concentration course 3
Summer, 1st year3 Credits
Concentration course 3
Fall, 2nd year13 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Concentration courses 10

Full-time, 3 semesters with Summer Global Study

Fall, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
RESCH-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
Spring, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory 3
SOED-GE 2090 Planned Change in Organizational Settings 3
Second research methods course 3
Concentration course 3
Summer, 1st year3 or 6 Credits

Concentration course: Summer Study Abroad (examples below)

 

3 or 6

 

Fall, 2nd year10-13 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Concentration courses 7-10

Full-time, 4 semesters with January Intersession Global Study

Fall, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
RESCH-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
January intersession, 1st year 

Concentration course: Intersession/Spring Break Abroad (examples below)

3
Spring, 1st year NOTE: credits from January are applied to spring semester12 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory 3
SOED-GE 2090 Planned Change in Organizational Settings 3
Second research methods course 3
Fall, 2nd year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Concentration courses 9
Spring, 2nd year4 Credits
Concentration course 3
Independent study with thesis advisor 1

Part-time, 5+ semesters with Summers in NYC and/or Global Study

Fall, 1st year6 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
Spring, 1st year6 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory 3
SOED-GE 2090 Planned Change in Organizational Settings 3
Summer, 1st year6 Credits
Concentration course 3
Concentration course 3
Fall, 2nd year6 Credits
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
RESCH-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
Spring 2nd year6 Credits
Second research methods course 3
Concentration course 3
Summer, 2nd year3 or 6 Credits

Concentration course: Summer Study Abroad (examples below)

3 or 6

or

Concentration course(s) in NYC

 3-6
Fall, 3rd year4-7 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Concentration course or Independent study with thesis advisor 1-4