UC Irvine Department of Sociology Rated In Top 25 Sociology Graduate Programs In The Country.
The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine is nationally recognized for its broad strengths, including quantitative and qualitative research in such areas as immigration, social movements, social networks, and globalization. Sociology faculty contribute not only to the department and the wider field but also to the campus’s interdisciplinary units, providing leadership and core faculty to the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, the Center for the Study of Democracy, the Center for Demographic and Social Analysis, and so on.
Faculty members in sociology have achieved preeminence in several sub-fields; they have gained distinction as editors of major journals and officers of professional associatons; and they have won respect in equal measures from activists and policymakers. The department offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in sociology.
Among our achievements:
UC Irvine School of Medicine, one of the top U.S. medical schools for research, is where our groundbreaking research and treatment advances are imparted to the rising practitioners of tomorrow.
UC Irvine Medical Center is ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report — for 16 years and counting. We are also recognized in the top 50 U.S. medical centers for orthopedics and ear, nose and throat care.
Our Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 47 in the nation — and the only one in Orange County — designated for excellence by the National Cancer Institute.
UC Irvine Medical Center is Orange County’s only Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma center, which means our trauma and critical care physicians are fully equipped to treat life-threatening injuries 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Our Comprehensive Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center is the first in Orange County to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the nation’s preeminent healthcare standard-setting organization.
Our numerous health providers throughout Orange County apply the most advanced medical knowledge — for diabetes, neuromuscular disease, women’s health and more — ensuring that our community and its residents become healthier and stronger.
This union of discovery, teaching and healing has enabled UC Irvine Health to pioneer new therapies and techniques that have been adopted by institutions across the nation. It gives us the expertise to diagnose and treat exceedingly rare conditions and diseases, always with the least invasive methods possible.
Most important, it means that you and your family have access to the highest quality, research-driven care.
That is the UC Irvine Health commitment: to bring personalized, leading-edge care to you and our community.