Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Services
General Human Services Specialization
School of Human Services
The general human services PhD specialization is designed for professionals in a wide range of human services and health care leadership roles. The core courses expose learners to the field's most relevant content, including adult development, diversity, ethics, and strategic planning. The specialization also integrates key content from today's changing health care industry and its considerable impact on the human services profession. The elective courses allow learners the flexibility to focus on a specific area of human services such as counseling, family therapy, criminal justice, or social services. This specialization prepares learners to teach, consult, conduct research, and contribute to a range of professions and disciplines.
Residency Requirements: As a doctoral learner you will attend residential colloquia in addition to your online courses. Taken during specific milestones in your program, you will attend three colloquia, each one week in length.
You may be eligible for transfer of up to 48 credits.
Fourteen Elective Courses:
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