Four emphasis areas are available in the Family Sciences doctoral program from University of Kentucky:
- adolescent development
- 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.'
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.
- 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
- 24 months
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DisciplinesFamily & Consumer Science Management Studies View 12 other PhDs in Family & Consumer Science in United States
- Personal Statement
- 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
International30224 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15112 USD per semester during 24 months.
National12726 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6363 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State12726 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6363 USD per semester during 24 months.
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