2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
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2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Program - PhD in Human Services


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Students can create their own learning experience through the General Program. They will have the flexibility to design a program that may include courses on criminal justice, clinical studies, or child and family services. Students will explore the topics that interest them most and that closely match their personal and professional goals.

Specialization Curriculum (15 cr.)


For the General Program, students are required to complete any three (5-cr. each) graduate-level courses.

Course Sequence


Quarter

Course

Credits

 1

HUMN 8000 - Foundations of Graduate Study in Human Services 

 

 1 cr.

HUMN 8150 - Helping Individuals, Organizations, and Communities: Introduction to Human Services  

 5 cr.

2
 

RESI 8401 - PhD Residency 1

 

HUMN 8151 - Human Services Theory, Research, and Practice  

 5 cr.

HUMN 8701 - Culture and Psychology  

 5 cr.

3

RSCH 8100 - Research Theory, Design, and Methods  

 4 cr.

HUMN 8405 - Ethics and Social Justice  

 5 cr.

4
 

RESI 8402 - PhD Residency 2

 

HUMN 8152 - Human Services Administration  

 5 cr.

HUMN 8327 - Research and Program Evaluation  

 5 cr.

 5

RSCH 8200 - Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis  

 4 cr.

HUMN 8660 - Social Change, Leadership, and Advocacy for Human Services Professionals  

 5 cr.

6
 

RESI 8403 - PhD Residency 3

 

RSCH 8300 - Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis  

 4 cr.

HUMN 8240 - Human Motivation  

 5 cr.

7

HUMN 8550 - Preparing for Dissertation  

 5 cr.

RSCH 8250 - Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis  

OR

RSCH 8350 - Advanced Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis  

OR 

RSCH 8450 - Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis  

 4 cr.

8

HUMN 8750 - Leadership Development   

 5 cr.

HUMN 8420 - Organizational Management and Leadership  

 5 cr.

9

HUMN 8431 - Finance and Budgeting for the Public Sector  

 5 cr.

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation   

 5 cr.

10

RESI 8404 - PhD Residency 4

 

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation  

 5 cr.

11

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation  

 5 cr.

12

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation  

 5 cr.