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Social, Political Philosophy & Science

The Department of Social & Political Philosophy offers master’s and doctoral programmes in Social Philosophy and Political Philosophy.

Areas of Study

  • Social sciences, human resources, social and human services and clinical practice.
  • Leadership, administration, consulting, and coaching.

Areas of enquiry include the norms or principles that establish and justify societies and determine the rights and responsibilities of a society in relation to its own members, of the members in relation to each other and to society as a whole, and of a society in relation to other societies, as well as the application of these principles to such issues as justice, human rights, political and social institutions, and world community.

Classic authors in the field include Arendt, Aristotle, Freud, Habermas, Hegel, Heidegger, Hobbes, Locke, Marx, Mill, Mills, Nozick, Okin, Plato, Rawls, Rousseau, and Sophocles.

Certificates and Continuing Education

In addition to degree programs, certificate and continuing education credits are available that offer learning experiences for enhancing professional knowledge approved by professional agencies and organisations.

 


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) and Doctor of Applied Science (DAS) Degree Requirements

  • A relevant master’s degree.
  • Documented pertinent professional experience.
  • 93 credits*, which include the following:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • 66 post-baccalaureate graduate credits* on-line with IUGS or in transfer, prior to, or after admission.
  • Research and Design, I, II. (12 credits)**
  • The five-day Graduate Seminar at the seven-day Residency (3 credits).
  • A Dissertation and Oral Defense. (12 Credits)

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Doctor of Applied Science (DAS)

  • 66 post-baccalaureate graduate credits* on-line with IUGS or in transfer, prior to, or after admission.
  • Research and Design I & II. (12 credits)**
  • The five-day Graduate Seminar at the seven-day Residency (3 credits).
  • A Project and Oral Examination. (12 Credits)

*All relevant graduate credit, including those credits from graduate degrees, as well as approved graduate level, continuing education, certification and licensing coursework.

** Distance Learning.


Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MSc) Degree Requirements

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Documented pertinent professional experience.
  • 42 credits* for each degree as follows:

Master of Arts (MA)

  • 27 post-baccalaureate credits* on-line with IUGS or in transfer, prior to, or after admission.
  • Research and Design I. (6 credits)**
  • The five-day Graduate Seminar at the seven-day Residency (3 credits)
  • A Thesis  (6 Credits)

Master of Science (MSc)

  • 27 post-baccalaureate credits* graduate credits on-line with IUGS or in transfer, prior to, or after admission.
  • Research and Design I. (6 credits)**
  • The five-day Graduate Seminar at the seven-day Residency (3 credits)
  • A Project  (6 Credits)

*All relevant graduate credit, including those credits from graduate degrees, as well as approved graduate-level, continuing education, certification and licensing coursework.

** Distance Learning.

 


What are the costs?

ALL TUITION AND FEES ARE PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS

Application Fee $250 (non-refundable)

Doctoral Degrees

Tuition (Includes advisement, library fees, the Graduate Seminar, workshops, Research and Design I & II, the external and internal reviews of the project or the dissertation, the oral project examination or the oral dissertation defence and the printing and binding of the project or the dissertation.)1 $20,000
*Mentor Fee:   Doctoral candidates are required to hire a mentor.  The typical mentor fee is $2,000 but is negotiated between the candidate and the mentor. *$2,000
Travel, food and lodging (Estimate) $  2,500
Total Cost  $24,500

Master’s Degrees

Tuition (Includes advisement, library fees, the Graduate Seminar, workshops, Research and Design I, the exam and the review of the project, and the printing and binding of the project or the thesis)1 $13,000
*Mentor Fee: Master’s candidates are required to hire a mentor. The typical mentor fee for master’s candidates is $1,200 but is negotiated between the candidate and the mentor. *$1,200
Travel, food and lodging (Estimate) $ 2,500
Total Cost   $16,700

1 Total Cost does not include the cost for the evaluation of continuing education course content or for the testing of unevaluated continuing education coursework submitted for transfer, or online courses offered by the University.

Graded (evaluated) $200 per credit
Ungraded (unevaluated) $300 per credit
Independent study and online courses (if needed) $450 per credit

 


 Meet the Dean – Dr William Martin Sloane, PhD

William Martin Sloane, BA, MA, MAR, MBA, DBA, EdD, JD, LLM (Labor), PhD

Dean, Faculty of Social & Political Philosophy & Science  

 

 

 

 

Click here for CV/Bio of Dr. Sloane