Department of Sociology & Anthropology, College of Arts & Sciences
The graduate certificate in sociology is a flexible 18 credit hour program. It is ideal for educators and other degree-holding professionals who want to enhance their sociological knowledge and gain insight into our present-day world. It is designed to meet the needs of:
- High school educators who seek credentials to teach dual enrollment in sociology and are required to have 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline to be eligible;
- Part-time and full-time UNO graduate students in related fields;
- Professionals, especially those employed in social services and non-profits who engage in research/evaluation, who strive to complement and expand their knowledge of social inequality and its implications.
Program Contact Information
Samantha Ammons, PhD, Graduate Program Chair (GPC)
383K Arts & Sciences Hall (ASH)
Application Deadlines (Spring 2024, Summer 2024, and Fall 2024)
- Spring: November 15
- Summer/Fall: April 15
- BA or MA with an overall GPA of 3.0
- English Language Proficiency: Applicants are required to have a command of oral and written English. Those who do not hold a baccalaureate or other advanced degree from the United States, OR a baccalaureate or other advanced degree from a predetermined country on the waiver list, must meet the minimum language proficiency score requirement in order to be considered for admission.
- Internet-based TOEFL: 80, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 53, Duolingo: 110
- Writing Sample: Provide an academic-style writing sample, approximately 5pp in length
- Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation are required.