Human Development, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctoral students are required to complete 72 credits, including 12 credits of EDHD899. Students can specialize in either Educational Psychology or Developmental Science, and must complete an Independent Emprical Research Project as well as The Doctoral Comprehensive Knowledge Portfolio.
Courses in biological, social, and cognitive development and in intermediate statistics and research methods are required. Students also receive credit for research experiences. Slight modifications of these requirements characterize the Specializations in Educational Psychology and Developmental Sciences.
Advance to Candidacy: In addition to coursework requirements, students must complete an independent empirical research project as well as successfully complete a comprehensive examination portfolio.
Post-Candidacy: Students must complete at least 12 credits of 899 Doctoral Dissertation Research and successfully defend and submit an original dissertation.
|EDMS651||General Linear Models II||3|
|EDHD780||Research Methods in Human Development||3|
|EDHD888||Apprenticeship in Human Development Research||3-12|
|EDMS646||General Linear Models I||3|
|EDHD720||Social Development and Socialization Processes||3|
|EDHD721||Cognitive Development and Learning: An Introduction||3|
|EDHD775||Human Development and Neuroscience||3|
|Dissertation Research Requirement|
|EDHD899||Doctoral Dissertation Research||12|
|Select one of the specializations below||27|
|Advanced Educational Psychology|
|The Development of Achievement Motivation|
|Theoretical Foundations of Human Development|
|Seminar for the Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture|