California Institute of Integral Studies

School of Professional Psychology and Health

Human Sexuality PhD


1453 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Human Sexuality PhD

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Human Sexuality PhD program is the only accredited program of its kind on the West Coast. It offers coursework and mentorship to support student teaching, research, publication, policy projects, and creative endeavors.

As an interdisciplinary program in critical sexuality studies, our program draws on queer theory, intersectionality, feminism, history, philosophy, biology, social sciences, and clinical and policy studies. The doctoral program is designed to prepare students to be the next generation of thought leaders with critical knowledge of sexuality, research and analysis skills, a diverse theoretical background, and professional skills.

About the Program

This online hybrid program consists of 2 years of coursework, comprehensive exams, and a dissertation (4-6 year estimated completion). Classes meet over three-day weekends in required academic residencies three times each semester, with the balance of coursework completed online.



Accredited by: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100 Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 748-9001 Fax: (510) 748-9797 Email:

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1346 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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