Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy

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PhD Concentration in Children, Youth, and Families

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management offers a PhD program in Social Policy with options for four concentrations. ICYFP is home to the PhD concentration in Children, Youth, and Families and is a resource for all PhD and master's students with a special interest in these issues. The CYF concentration provides a broad and dynamic study of policy areas which affect young people and families in the United States. ICYFP faculty demonstrate research expertise ranging from diversity and equity issues to education, public health, immigration, work and labor, urban planning and housing, government assistance programs, and poverty. 

Prospective PhD students interested in the CYF concentration are advised to learn more about the PhD program through the Heller School as well as the Heller Admissions website

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