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How Will You Make a Difference?

The Social Sciences help us understand ourselves, as individuals and as members of society, so that we might make a positive difference in our shared world. Build your expertise and live out this difference by earning your master’s or PhD from the University of Chicago, an institution consistently ranked among the top ten social research universities in the world.

Master’s Programs
One-year Master of Arts Program in Social Sciences (MAPSS)
One-year Masters in International Relations (CIR)
Two-year Masters in Computational Social Science (MACSS)
Two-year Masters in Middle Eastern Studies (CMES)

PhD Programs
Comparative Human Development
Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science
Political Economy (joint PhD with the Harris School of Public Policy)
Political Science
Social Thought

Graduate students in the UChicago Social Sciences Division design their own path of study and benefit from becoming lifelong members of a global network of UChicago graduates - a community of scholars unlike any other. Our master’s programs offer a wide range of interdisciplinary concentrations designed to meet each of our student’s unique goals and academic interests, while our PhD programs produce high caliber scholars entering the academy or a variety of professional careers.

Get in touch with our Admissions team today to learn more and to get started on your path to making a difference.