Human Development Doctorate United States Graduate Programs
Human development Ph.D. programs typically take 5-7 years of full time study to complete. Students in a Ph.D. in human development program are likely to be required to perform extensive research into the biological, emotional, behavioral, social, and psychological factors that affect human existence and evolution.
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- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
Loyola University Chicago
If you are interested in exploring the dynamics of human development as well as the social factors that influence it...
- Stillwater, OKStillwater, OK
Oklahoma State University
The Department of Human Development & Family Sciences offers graduate study leading to the Master of Science degree and the Doctor of Philosophy. Both the M.S. and the Ph.D. programs develop the theoretical and research foundation for further graduate s...
- Ithaca, NYIthaca, NY
The program prepares students for careers in academic life, primarily in psychology, sociology, or human development; in research programs of governmental agencies at various levels; and in a range of programs in community agencies and private enterpris...
- Syracuse, NYSyracuse, NY
Syracuse University's Department of Child and Family Studies, housed in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, offers master's (M.A., M.S.) and doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in child and family studies, with possible specializations in child...
- Provo, UTProvo, UT
Brigham Young University
- Fort Collins, COFort Collins, CO
Colorado State University
Areas of study include: Marriage and Family Therapy; Family & Developmental Studies(including life span development, family studies, child life, program planning & evaluation, and intervention); Applied Developmental Science...
- Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania
The Applied Psychology - Human Development Division provides students with a foundation in the core concepts of psychology, assessment evaluation, human development and field research. We encourage students to engage the challenge of framing major psych...
- Tempe, AZTempe, AZ
Arizona State University
Applied family and child sciences program. Research-based training in both applied and basic science.
- Fargo, NDFargo, ND
North Dakota State University
Developmental Science is the study of human development across the lifespan, integrating the biological, cognitive, and socioemotional foundations of development within familial, social, institutional and cultural contexts.
- Fargo, ND
- Auburn, ALAuburn, AL
The major focus of faculty and graduate students in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies is the study of interpersonal competence and relationship dynamics in the context of the family. We approach interpersonal competence issues by ex...
- Scranton, PAScranton, PA
Knowledge and skills of traditional doctorates (strong research, instructional skills), with a balanced interdisciplinary focus.
- Santa Barbara, CASanta Barbara, CA
Fielding Graduate University
The PhD inHuman Development (HD) focuses on individual adult growth in personal, organizational, and cultural settings.
- Austin, TXAustin, TX
University of Texas at Austin
At the Masters and Ph.D. levels, the program focuses on human relationships in the family, both adult and child, and on individual the interplay between development and family relationships. The program is nationally known and has a strong faculty, high...
- University Park, PAUniversity Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
The Human Development and Family Studies Graduate Program is designed to educate students about research, theory, and methodology related to the study...
- Bloomington, INBloomington, IN
The Human Development track at Indiana University is a concentration that leads to a PhD in Learning and Developmental Sciences.
- College Park, MDCollege Park, MD
University of Maryland - College Park
The Department has a Master of Science Program in Couple and Family Therapy, accredited by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). The program provides students with the coursework and supervised clinical experience required in...
- College Park, MD
- Twin Cities, MNTwin Cities, MN
University of Minnesota
The Psychological Foundations of Education track offers opportunities to focus in several different areas of specialized study, including human development in education. Study plans usually are individualized according to the studentÆs interests and goa...
- Twin Cities, MN
- Saint Paul, MN
- Knoxville, TNKnoxville, TN
University of Tennessee
- Newark, DENewark, DE
University of Delaware
The M.S and the Ph.D. programs in Human Development and Family Studies are designed to prepare the next generation of scholars for positions as researchers, professors, and leaders in early childhood, human development, family studies, human services...
- Davis, CADavis, CA
University of California - Davis
The primary goal ofthe program is to provide students with critical skills in theories, methods, and research.
- Storrs Mansfield, CTStorrs Mansfield, CT
University of Connecticut
The graduate program of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Connecticut is built around its curriculum in human development and family relations. The distinctive and overarching concern of the program is with beha...
- Lubbock, TXLubbock, TX
Texas Tech University
The Master of Science degree in Human Sciences is offered with specialization in Human Development and Family Studies. Emphasis is placed on providing a general substantive knowledge based in the specified areas as well as on developing skills which wil...
- Tucson, AZTucson, AZ
University of Arizona
The Division of Family Studies and Human Development (FSHD) maintains active research, outreach, and extension programs.
- Urbana, ILUrbana, IL
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
The HDFS concentration focuses on the psychological and social development of individuals across the life span and the structures and well-being of families. The concentration takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding children, youth, and fam...