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Family Sciences

University of Kentucky

24 months
Duration
30224 USD/year
12726 USD/year
12726 USD/year
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About

The Family Sciences doctoral (Ph.D.) program from University of Kentucky is a research-based curriculum that provides a strong foundation in theory, research methods, and statistics. We also provide all doctoral students with teaching opportunities.

Overview

Four emphasis areas are available in the Family Sciences doctoral program from University of Kentucky:

  • adolescent development
  • aging
  • family finance and economics,
  • family processes.

Additionally, graduate certificates can be earned in specialization areas such as applied statistics, college teaching and learning, gerontology, maternal and child health, and gender and women’s studies.'

The programme

Graduates of the doctoral program are qualified for academic positions at colleges and universities, program evaluation positions in public and private settings focused on the family, and administrative positions in public and private human services prevention and intervention settings. Recent graduates are working as faculty members at academic institutions such as California State University, University of Akron, University of Florida, University of Kentucky, and University of Missouri.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family Processes
  • Readings in Family Theory and Research
  • The Lifecourse Perspective on Families
  • Allocation of Family Resources
  • Research Methods in Family Science
  • Professional Development Seminar
  • Basic Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement
  • GRE 
  • To apply for an assistantship, please attach a Word document indicating whether you would prefer to be considered for a full-time assistantship (20 hours per week) or a half-time assistantship (10 hours per week)
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30224 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15112 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    12726 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6363 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12726 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6363 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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