The PhD program in Community and Public Affairs prepares students to enter a community of scholars, educators and advanced practitioners who can:
The doctoral program in Community and Public Affairs will have three (3) core learning areas:
This program is designed to be both theoretical and applied. It incorporates theories and methods from disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and also focuses on published work that informs intervention strategies. Students learn how to conduct rigorous interdisciplinary research on complex, complicated problems and also how to address leadership challenges in public and nonprofit organizations, including higher education, that serve diverse populations in a democratic society. The program requires a total of 40 post-master's credits.
For additional information, please contact Elizabeth Mellin, PhD Program Director, (607) 777-9243.
Last Updated: 9/2/14