Sociology Graduate Program
Programs offered in Sociology
The Ph.D. degree in Sociology is offered jointly with the University of Akron (Ohio) located approximately 8 miles from Kent. The degree offers specialties in four areas:
- The Sociology of Health and Health Care
- Social Psychology
- Social Inequalities
- Criminology and Deviance
Students wishing to pursue a doctoral degree in the joint doctoral program must be admitted to either Kent State University OR the University of Akron. While the degree is earned at the university of admittance, once admitted to the program, students, faculty, and courses are treated as a single graduate department. Coursework is offered at both campuses and faculty and students interchange freely.