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

Human Services Administration - PhD in Human Services


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The Human Services Administration specialization focuses on the study of the theoretical foundations of organizational behavior and the practice of management and planning. Topics for inquiry include leadership, program development and implementation, creating and sustaining interorganizational and community relations, and staff development and training. Graduates are prepared to assess the effectiveness of the internal and systemic efforts of community-based human services organizations and, as a result, provide managers and direct-line staff with more effective strategies for improving the well-being of the diverse individuals and groups they serve.

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 - Ph.D. Residency 1

 

HUMN 8151 - Human Services Theory, Research, and Practice  

 5 cr.

HUMN 8701 - Culture and Psychology  

 4 cr.

3

RSCH 8100 - Research Theory, Design, and Methods  

 5 cr.

HUMN 8405 - Ethics and Social Justice  

 5 cr.

 

RESI 8402 - PhD Residency 2

 

 

4

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 8392 - The Language of Leadership  

 5 cr.

6

HUMN 8111 - Leadership and Organizational Change  

 5 cr.

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

 5 cr.

 

RESI 8403 - PhD Residency 3

 

 7

PUBH 8300 - Infectious Disease Epidemiology♦  

 4 cr.

HUMN 8240 - Human Motivation  

 5 cr.

 
 
8

HUMN 8390 - Strategic Context of Public Management and Leadership  

 5 cr.

HUMN 8550 - Preparing for Dissertation  

 5 cr.

 
 
9

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.

HUMN 8750 - Leadership Development  

 5 cr.

 
 
10

HUMN 8420 - Organizational Management and Leadership  

 5 cr.

HUMN 8431 - Finance and Budgeting for the Public Sector  

 5 cr.

11

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation  

 5 cr.

 

RESI 8404 - PhD Residency 4

 

12

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation  

 5 cr.

13

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation  

 5 cr.

14

HUMN 9001 - Dissertation  

 5 cr.