May 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Prevention Science in HDFS (Ph.D.)

The Department of Applied Human Sciences  participates in the Ph.D. degree program awarded from the College of Health and Human Sciences  with a specialization in Prevention Science in HDFS. The PhD program in Prevention Science in HDFS provides students with the skills to teach, conduct research, and practice in the field. Graduates will be prepared to conduct high-impact research addressing issues and needs relevant to individual, family and relationship health and well-being across the life course. Such research findings inform public policy, program development, and build the evidence base.

Ph.D. Requirements

Requirements: A minimum of 90 credit hours is required. No more than 30 credit hours from a master’s degree may be applied.

Statistics and Research Methods:

Professional Development: Minimum 14 credits

Electives: 15 credits

These 15 credits of electives should be based on student’s professional goals and must be approved by the student’s supervisory committee.

Doctoral Research: 19 credits