Current Students

PhD Curriculum

HCDE PhD students complete 105+ credits of coursework and research en route to earning their degree. This includes:

Students who enter the PhD program with a previous graduate degree relevant to HCDE can petition to have up to 30 credits transferred toward the doctoral program upon approval of Jennifer Turns, the Graduate Program Coordinator.

For questions about the appropriate course sequence, course planning and other academic advising related issues, contact Pat Reilly, the Student Services Manager, for assistance.

PhD Course of Study Form »

For details on sequencing of required coursework, critical information for first-year students regarding their year one curriculum, and electives, please see below.

Required Core Courses

Additional Requirements