UC Merced’s Sociology Ph.D. program offers advanced graduate training. For the 2019-20 academic year, we will consider applications for the Ph.D. degree in Sociology.
Sociology Graduate Students in Research Methods Course
Sociology Graduate Student Weekend
Our curriculum provides students a rigorous education. Students receive extensive training and experience in social theory, multiple research methods and advanced statistics. Students choose among graduate concentrations in the following areas:
- Social Inequality (Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Social Class, Sexuality)
- Political Sociology and Social Movements
(*Indicate on your application that you are applying to the Sociology Ph.D. Program)
If you are interested in graduate studies, please contact Associate Professor Irenee Beattie, graduate chair of Sociology.