University of California - San Francisco



550 16th Street, 2nd Floor

– Box 0560

San Francisco, CA 94143-0560

United States


(415) 514-8098


(415) 514-8150

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. Sociology, No Master's degree offered.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

SBS offers courses of study leading to a Ph.D. in sociology, with major emphasis on the sociology of health, medicine, and health care systems. The theoretical bases of the program focus on classical, interactionist, and contemporary perspectives, and the program has a dual orientation toward qualitative and quantitative research methods. These orientations and areas of study reflect the current interests of SBS faculty and the health and science orientation of the campus.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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