Human Development and Family Science (Ph.D.)

Department of Human Sciences

The Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) PhD program develops graduate students into independent scholars who approach human development and behavior from multiple disciplinary perspectives. You'll receive valuable research experiences and mentoring relationships from top-notch faculty while studying human development and family science at Ohio State. Additionally, there are vast opportunities to pursue your own research interests as you prepare for a career focused on research and teaching.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies