Ph.D. in Applied Demography

For current information on the Ph.D. in Applied demography, consult the graduate catalog entry:

2021-2023 Graduate Catalog

The Applied Demography Ph.D. requires students to complete a minimum of 42 hours of organized coursework and a minimum of 12 hours of dissertation credits for a total of at least 54 hours beyond the master’s degree. The doctoral program has a base of core courses that will result in all students having a firm grounding in demography and related areas of statistics with students then choosing their area of specialization. All students will be required to complete the core courses listed below and a set of courses in their chosen area of specialization.

New concentrations for the Applied Demography Ph.D.: 

The UTSA Graduate Council has approved a series of concentrations for the Applied Demography degree as a partnership with the UTSA Department of Sociology. For details, consult the graduate catalog.


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Department of Demography

Location: MS Building 4.01.50
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-1644