Training in Demography within the Sociology Ph.D. Program

Comprehensive exam in Demography
Demography is one of several areas of concentration within the Ph.D. Program in Sociology. Thus Ph.D. students in Sociology can choose Demography as one their two required comprehensive exams. Interested students should take Soci/Demg 607 and Soci/Demg 609, and notify the GGD by May 1 if they intend to take the comprehensive exam in Demography in a given year. The comprehensive exam in Demography is similar in content as the A.M. exam in Demography, but the format is different. The comprehensive exam in Demography is a 2.5-day, take-home exam.

A.M. in Demography
Ph.D. students in Sociology have the possibility to pursue an A.M. in Demography instead of Sociology. Information about this degree can be found here.

Joint Ph.D. Degree in Sociology and Demography
Ph.D. students in Sociology have the possibility to pursue a joint Ph.D. Degree in Sociology and Demography. Information about this degree can be found here.