Professors: Kurt Beron, Brian J. L. Berry, Ronald Briggs, Anthony M. Champagne, Alexander L. Clark (emeritus), Harold D. Clarke, Lloyd J. Dumas, Catherine Eckel, Euel Elliott (Associate Dean for Graduate Education), Daniel Griffith, Edward J. Harpham, Donald A. Hicks, Irving J. Hoch (emeritus), L. Douglas Kiel, Murray J. Leaf, Kimberly Kempf Leonard, Robert Lowry, James Marquart, James Murdoch (Dean), Lawrence J. Redlinger, Todd Sandler, Richard K. Scotch, Barry J. Seldon, Marianne C. Stewart, Larry D. Terry, Paul Tracy, Wim P. M. Vijverberg, Douglas Watson
Associate Professors: Bobby C. Alexander, Sheila Amin Gutiérrez De Piñeres, Philip K. Armour, Nathan Berg, Pamela Brandwein, Thomas Brunell, Marie Isabelle Chevrier, Simon Fass, Jennifer Holmes, Bruce Jacobs, Paul Jargowsky, Susan McElroy, Fang Qiu, Kevin Siqueria, Michael Tiefelsdorf, Gregory S. Thielemann
Assistant Professors: Patrick Brandt, Floun’say Caver, Kevin Curtin, Chetan Dave, Douglas Dow, Roxanne Ezzet-Lofstrom, Karen Hayslett-McCall, Melinda D. Kane, Linda Kemp Keith, Chad M. King, Danielle Lavin-Loucks, Magnus Lofstrom, Isaac McFarlin, Clint Peinhardt, Scott Robinson, Sheryl Skaggs, Carole J. Wilson
Senior Lecturers: Brian Bearry, Teodoro Benavides, Wendy Hassett, Brenda McCoy
There is increasing awareness of the impact that rapid technological,
economic and social change is having on society. The graduate programs in the
Students have access to the computing facilities in the
The University’s general admission requirements are discussed here.
All programs require applicants to have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, GRE or GMAT scores, transcripts and letters of recommendation. Specific additional requirements are discussed for each program in their respective sections below.
The details for each program are discussed in their respective sections below. Students may be required to take courses to prepare them for coursework.
Students who have previous graduate work pertinent to the requirements of a master’s program or the Ph.D. may be given transfer credit, and the hours of coursework required for the degree will be reduced accordingly. Students desiring to transfer graduate courses thought to be equivalent to core courses may be required to demonstrate competency through examination. The award of such transfer credit must be consistent with the University’s “Transfer of Credit” policy.
M.S. in Applied Economics (36 hours)
M.S. in Applied Sociology (36 hours)
M.S. in Geographic Information Sciences (30 hours)
Master of Public Affairs (42 hours)
Geospatial Information Sciences
Public Policy and Political Economy
All Ph.D. programs require 90 hours beyond the baccalaureate degree. Applicants should contact their respective program office to discuss possible transfer credit.
In addition to our degree programs the School offers the following certificate programs for both degree and non-degree seeking students.
Crime and Justice Analysis
Economic and Demographic Data Analysis
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Local Government Management