Sociology majors are well-prepared to pursue graduate and professional schools.
Investigating and applying for graduate school is a time consuming process, so start early. Some of the major steps that need to be taken include:
- Deciding on a course of study
- Selecting prospective graduate schools and obtaining application packets
- Taking appropriate exams
- Getting letters of recommendation, writing a statement of purpose
- Assembling all other materials for application.
There are many resources to help you do these things. The following are some web sites that may help. Career Services also has a lot of information. Finally, stop by the advising office for more direction.
Information and Ranking on Graduate Schools
Deciding and Applying
Students majoring in Sociology pursue a variety of professional school options following their undergraduate degrees.
The LAS College office (1st floor Computing Applications Building) has a Pre-Law Advising Service. You can also get a pre-law designation through the LAS College Office, you will be put on a mailing list for pre-law information.
- UIUC Pre-Law Advising Services
- Make a Pre-Law Advising Appointment
- UIUC Pre-Law Events
- UIUC Pre-Law Resources
- Health Professions Guides for Completing Prerequisite Courses
- UIUC Career Center Pre-Health Professions Resources
- UIUC Career Center Pre-Health Professions Advising
- Quick Question? Health Professions Advising Drop-In Hours
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