MA

Sociology

Program Description

The Sociology Graduate Program at Rutgers helps students to develop a distinct sociological voice while becoming creative and competent working sociologists. We are a broad and diverse department organized around a number of overlapping research areas and we encourage students to find their own distinct location in the rich intersections of the department.

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Economics

Program Description

The Ph.D. program trains students to become proficient in modern economics. Doctoral students master the analytic insights and tools of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics necessary for cutting edge research in the discipline.  Our Master's program  provides advanced training in economics to students interested in positions as economists and econometricians in the private and public sectors.

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East Asian Languages and Cultures

Program Description

Students may choose from a wide and coherent curriculum including the following humanities disciplines in East Asian studies: literature, visual culture, history, religion, language and linguistics. This master’s degree program draws on the strengths of a faculty with nearly twenty-five members working on various aspects of East Asian studies who have made major scholarly contributions to the field.

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Religious Studies

Program Description

Working closely with a world-class faculty who specialize in Hinduism, Islamic Studies, Judaic and Christian Studies, Buddhist Studies, Chinese religion, and Religions in America, students in the M.A. program undertake advanced study and research in those areas. In addition, students will develop a critical understanding of the primary interpretive models, theories, and methodologies in the academic study of religion.