Graduate Program in Social Data Analytics (SoDA) at Penn State

The new Graduate Program in Social Data Analytics (SoDA), offering dual-title PhDs and a graduate minor, was approved by the Penn State Board of Trustees, effective May 16, 2016.

The new Graduate Program in Social Data Analytics (SoDA), built on the model of the Big Data Social Science IGERT, was approved by the Penn State Board of Trustee, effective May 16, 2016.

SoDA offers dual-title PhDs with the PhD programs in Political Science, Sociology, and Statistics. Additional dual-title PhDs with Geography, Human Development & Family Studies, and Information Sciences & Technology are being reviewed for approval by the Graduate School.

SoDA also offers a graduate minor, available to Penn State PhD students in any home department.

For details on requirements and application, visit http://bdss.psu.edu/soda.