Graduate Program

Graduate students celebrating completion of their doctoral degrees.

Contemplating graduate education in Sociology? Information for Prospective Students will help you find out what you need to know about graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin as well as the Department of Sociology in particular.

If you are currently enrolled as a graduate student in the Department, you'll find information on degree requirements, placement, funding, and more in Information for Continuing Graduate Students.

Graduates of our Department are renowned for their world-class research. Recent Books lists dissertations of our graduates that have been developed into books.

The Department of Sociology's Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee maintains a web page about issues of interest to historically disadvantaged and underrepresented groups.

Find your niche. Research and Interest Areas lists the specialty areas represented among the faculty of the Sociology Department. Interest area descriptions are combined with a list of affiliated faculty, so you can find a mentor who shares your interests.