• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Family and Consumer Sciences - Family Studies and Human Development program from University of Arizona includes basic and applied courses, which provide broad exposure to relevant theories and research methods with in-depth specialization in FSHD,  emphasis area, and encourages ongoing student involvement in research, including but not limited to the thesis and dissertation.
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Overview

In addition to major coursework, a student is required to choose a minor outside of the major to enhance the student's ability to solve problems from an interdisciplinary perspective. 

Other elements of the doctoral program are the research mentorship program, research methods and statistics courses, and the doctoral dissertation. 

Through the Family and Consumer Sciences - Family Studies and Human Development program from University of Arizona , a student will acquire a firm foundation in theory and research methodologies relevant to their emphasis area and will also become competent in advanced statistical techniques necessary for conducting research.

Research in Family Studies and Human Development is conducted in 5 core areas. 

These targeted areas constitute our core domains for development of focused excellence in basic and applied research on families and human development.

  • Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood
  • Family Relationships and Health/Well-being
  • Social and Emotional Development In Early Childhood
  • Romantic and Sexual Relationships
  • Applied Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

FCS requirements for the Ph.D. degree include the completion of:
  • A Master’s degree with an empirical master’s thesis .
  • A pre-candidacy meeting during which faculty considers the student’s suitability for continuation in the Ph.D. program.
  • Written and oral comprehensive examinations covering the major and minor emphasis areas of study.
  • A dissertation.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Current GRE scores (Scores must be within the last 5 years)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Tucson

  • 830 - 1140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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