Certificate & Non-special Degree

The Boson College sociology department also offers graduate coursework for non-degree seeking students, classified as Special.

Quantitative Methods Certificate

How to Apply:

Students interested in the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Quantitative Methods should contact the Director of Graduate Studies. Please note that the certificate is only available to graduate students in the BC Sociology Department.

Certificate in Advanced Quantitative Methods (Sociology)

The Certificate in Advanced Quantitative Methods is designed to provide formal recognition of an M.A. or Ph.D. student's quantitative methods skills. The certificate appears on the M.A. or Ph.D. students’ transcript upon graduation. To meet the requirements to receive the certificate, the student must complete five approved advanced quantitative courses beyond the level of Introductory Statistics (SOCY7702).

Special Non-degree

Students who wish to do non-degree coursework may apply as special students. Special students may enroll for no more than 6 hours of course work in any given semester, and should contact the professor in the course in which they wish to enroll prior to the first day of class, in order to confirm permission. (International students are not eligible to be admitted as special students.)