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Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development

Ph.D. Programs

Ph.D. students

The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development offers the following programs:

We are a community of scholars committed to methods of applied developmental science to enhance the lives of culturally diverse children, youth and families through the generation and application of knowledge through theory, research, policy and practice. Our faculty is interdisciplinary and active in the communities surrounding Tufts, as well as nationally and internationally.

Graduate Student Advising

Upon matriculation, graduate students are assigned a faculty advisor who provides advice about registration for courses and program requirements. The interaction between the graduate student and a faculty member is one of the most significant aspects of a graduate student's time at Tufts.

Course Info

All courses and information can be found on SIS
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