Family Social Science (Ph.D.)
The Family Social Science doctoral program offers you a unique program of study using the insights and methods of the social sciences to examine how families work within various contexts and cultures. You will learn to:
- integrate family theory, research, and practice
- produce scholarly research
- develop effective and innovative teaching skills
Your program of study will include research and coursework across the breadth of family social science, including child adjustment in families; families and culture; families and financial decisions; family formation and intergenerational studies; families, loss, and trauma; and intimate family relationships. Faculty are nationally and internationally recognized leaders and researchers committed to your success.