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Washington State University

Department of Human Development

Pullman, WA

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Overview

Washington State University / Department of Human Development is located in Pullman, WA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Prevention science

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
35%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's or master's degree in prevention science related field (e.g., communication, educational psychology, human development, nursing, psychology, sociology); written statement specifying qualifications, educational goals, and career objectives; official copies of all college transcripts; three letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
Unknown 8%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (92%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Prevention science, program implementation and dissemination, drug and alcohol prevention, health communication, equine assisted interventions, obesity prevention, health promotion in emerging adulthood, family processes, disenfranchised youth, rural poverty, adolescent sexuality, cultural competency, community collaborations, parent-child relationships, healthy aging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
551,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 644852
Pullman, WA  99164-4852
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas G. Power
Chair/Director of Prevention Science Program
Email: tompower@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-355-8439
Fax: 509-335-2456

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