Explore factors that affect human development across the lifespan.
In Lesley's Human Development and Learning PhD specialization, you’ll advance your knowledge of the social, psychological, and biological factors and conditions that affect the development of human beings, with particular emphasis on adults. Acquire a deep understanding of the interdisciplinary field of developmental science. Gain insights into how individuals change over time in real-life contexts.
At Lesley, our goal is to inspire the imagination, courage, and persistence to improve teaching, learning, and leading.
In this doctoral program, you’ll learn theories of human development, learning, and cognitive and emotional development. Explore developmental neuroscience, adult learning, adult development, and mental health. Examine culture and conflict, and organizational development and change.
Prepare to serve individuals of all ages in a variety of academic, social, and political contexts, such as community and social services, correctional facilities, colleges, and governmental agencies,
At this time, residents of Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Oregon are not eligible to enroll in our low-residency PhD programs. All others may apply.