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
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Programme StructureFCS 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.
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesBusiness Administration Family & Consumer Science Commerce View 3 other Masters in Commerce in United States
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We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Statement of Purpose
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Current GRE scores (Scores must be within the last 5 years)
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International20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
National20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State11938 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 12 months.
Living costs for Tucson
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.