Loma Linda University

School of Behavioral Health

Social Policy and Social Research


1898 Business Center Drive

San Bernardino, CA 92408

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Social Policy and Social Research

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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

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