Loma Linda University
School of Behavioral Health
Social Policy and Social Research
1898 Business Center Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Ph.D.-Social Policy and Social Research
The doctoral program is designed to provide students with a unique, interdisciplinary core curriculum in social science, social ethics, and social policy.
Research preparation includes both quantitative and qualitative methods which encourage rigorous empirical analysis. Applied research skills are developed for program evaluation, outcomes assessment, and policy analysis. Information technology is emphasized through the use of software for statistics (SPSS), case management (Client Track), geographic information systems (GIS), research data bases (SQL), and the Internet.
Facts & Figures
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 782
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999