Current Students

PhD Curriculum - Prior to Autumn 2018

Students enrolled in the HCDE PhD program prior to Autumn 2018 complete at least 105 credits to earn their degree, including:

Note: Current students may elect to complete the new curriculum after meeting with Director of Academic Services Pat Reilly.

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.

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