Purdue University

College of Health and Human Sciences

Human Development and Family Studies


Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts

Krannert Center, Suite 104; 425 W. State Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Human Development and Family Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in Human Development and Family Studies investigates development of individuals, families, and other intimacy-based relationships, and intervention and prevention programs. It draws on social and behavioral disciplines including sociology, psychology, biology, human development, and anthropology. The graduate program in Human Development and Family Studies prepares individuals for research, college-level teaching, and professional positions. Students in our program supplement coursework with research experiences and professional opportunities.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

See departmental website

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 90

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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