Human Development Doctorate 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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- 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...
- Fargo, NDFargo, ND
North Dakota State University
The doctoral program trains students in three areas of human development: Applied Gerontology, Wellness, and Counselor Education. The Gerontology Graduate Certificate program is a web-based distance education program & is especially valuable to professi...
- Fargo, ND
- Tempe, AZTempe, AZ
Arizona State University
Applied family and child sciences program. Research-based training in both applied and basic science.
- 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...
- 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.
- Ankara, TurkeyAnkara, Turkey
Ankara Universitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitusu
- Kuching, MalaysiaKuching, Malaysia
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
- 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...
- Edmonton, ABEdmonton, AB
University of Alberta
- 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...
- 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...
- Santa Barbara, CASanta Barbara, CA
University of California - Santa Barbara
- 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...
- Logan, UTLogan, UT
Utah State University
- Richardson, TXRichardson, TX
University of Texas At Dallas
- Madison, WIMadison, WI
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The UW Human Ecology: Human Development and Family Studies Graduate Program provides opportunities for advanced study, research, and outreach across the lifespan. Three assumptions orient the philosophy and organization of the program. (1) We believe...
- Tallahassee, FLTallahassee, FL
Florida State University
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
University of Chicago
Comparative Human Development is an interdisciplinary program linking cultural psychology, biology, sociology, and anthropology.
- Boston, MABoston, MA
The Boston University Program in Human Development provides doctoral training in human psychology along the entire life span, with a special focus on...