Marywood recognizes that human beings develop as unique individuals within complex networks of families, societies, and cultures. The Ph.D. Program in Human Development examines the myriad ways in which people grow physically, emotionally, spiritually, and socially. The Ph.D. Program is founded on the belief that the study of human development is at once the most fundamental and most far-ranging scholarly endeavor.
Consistent with the mission of Marywood University, the primary goal of the Ph.D. Program in Human Development is the mastery of the professional and leadership skills necessary for meeting human needs. Through a strong interdisciplinary focus, students are prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century by providing unifying leadership in an increasingly interdependent world.
Marywood's Ph.D. Program in Human Development helps students to:
For more information, contact the Ph.D. Program Director's Office at (570) 348-6279.