Human Services Doctorate United States Graduate Programs
Students in human services Ph.D. programs study and research current methods and theories that guide the way that social services are organized, delivered, and managed to try to discover new, better, and more efficient ways to empower the individuals utilizing the service. There are many specializations offered in Ph.D. (Doctorate) programs in human services.
Search the GradSchools.com directory to figure out which human services Ph.D. program is right for you.
Make a positive impact in your community and your organization as you explore strategies to help those struggling with issues such as illness, addiction, violence, and poverty.
- Binghamton, NYBinghamton, NY
Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)
The PhD program in Community and Public Affairs prepares students for scholarship addressing critical social and community issues, such as educational inequality, racism and gender-based violence, both near and far.
- Madison, WIMadison, WI
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Department of Consumer Science develops and disseminates information on the ways in which the interactions among consumers, business, and government can enhance the interests and wellbeing of consumers, families, and communities. We focus on variou...
- Buffalo, NYBuffalo, NY
University at Buffalo
The graduate program in sociology offers special concentrations in Social Inequalities, Family and the Life Course, Urban and Community Sociology, Law and Social Policy, and Organizations and Institutions leading to a Master of Arts and/or a Doctor of P...
- Albuquerque, NMAlbuquerque, NM
University of New Mexico
International inquiries: c/o Office of International Admissions, Student Services Center, Room 140, UNM, Albuquerque, NM 87131...
- Columbia, ALColumbia, AL
University of Missouri - Columbia
HDFS at MU is an interdisciplinary department that provides graduate students with a thorough grounding in the study of how diverse individuals develop over their lifetimes within the context of their families. Emphasis is placed on both research and ap...
- Seattle, WASeattle, WA
University of Washington
- Knoxville, TNKnoxville, TN
University of Tennessee
Graduate Programs in Child and Family Studies at the College of Human Ecology at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, prepares professionals in the (integrated) fields of Child Development and Family Studies.
- Lubbock, TXLubbock, TX
Texas Tech University
The Master of Science degree requires a minimum of 30 semester hours including thesis, or 36 hours for a nonthesis plan, with courses chosen in consultation with the major professor. Students without appropriate background in the chosen specialization w...
- Saint Paul, MNSaint Paul, MN
University of Minnesota
Faculty are committed to research and the application of knowledge for the enhancement of individual and family life. Their activities encompass a wide range of social, economic, and political issues that affect families locally, nationally, and interna...
- Twin Cities, MN
- College Park, MDCollege Park, MD
University of Maryland - College Park
- Bowling Green, OHBowling Green, OH
Bowling Green State University
The objective of the graduate program in family studies is to prepare students for careers in teaching, research, and/or governmental or community service focusing on families and family relations. The program gives students insights into the complexiti...
- Berrien Springs, MIBerrien Springs, MI
- Madison, NJMadison, NJ
- Athens, GAAthens, GA
University of Georgia
Each year, between 60-70 students are pursuing the MS, MAT or PhD degree in the Department of Child and Family Development. There is a general Masters Degree program and one with a concentration in Child Life. Doctoral students select a CFD or...
- Athens, GA
- Columbus, OHColumbus, OH
Ohio State University
The textiles and clothing program draws upon theory and knowledge from certain basic disciplines in seeking to contribute to a better understanding of how people use textiles and dress to improve the quality of life. Research integrates the study of tex...
- Columbus, OH
- Corvallis, ORCorvallis, OR
Oregon State University
The family resource management degree program offers graduate work leading to the Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Areas of concentration at the master's level include family and consumer economics, home management, housing, and food...
- Lincoln, NELincoln, NE
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Courses of study in human resources and family sciences leading to the doctoral degree are offered through a unified Ph.D. program structured around three tracks: economic, physical, and psychosocial well-being of individuals and families.
- Lincoln, NE
- Lexington, KYLexington, KY
University of Kentucky
Family Studies uses an integrative approach to learning about and improving individual, family, and community well-being. This is accomplished through the generation and application of knowledge about human development, family systems, and family financ...
- Syracuse, NYSyracuse, NY
Syracuse's programs are nationally accredited and can lead to national certification or State Certification in School Counseling or Licensure as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Students may pursue a Master of Science degree in: •Clinical Menta...
- Manhattan, KSManhattan, KS
Kansas State University
The School of Family Studies and Human Services is a multidisciplinary program that provides graduate training for M.S. and Ph.D. students. The professional specializations are addressed to broad issues concerning individuals and families and the course...
- Tucson, AZTucson, AZ
University of Arizona
Retailing and Consumer Sciences (RCSC) offers "cutting-edge" programs, focusing on retailing and consumer sciences, that lead to both Master's of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs. The Ph.D. program prepares students for faculty p...
- Miami, FLMiami, FL
Nova Southeastern University
Nova Southeastern University is the largest independent University in Florida and a leader in distance education. NSU offers many of its programs on the 250-acre campus in Fort Lauderdale, as well as via sites and clusters throughout the state of Florid...
- Sarasota, FLSarasota, FL
University of Sarasota,The
These graduate programs offer a practice-oriented program of study scheduled to permit busy professionals to balance the demand...