Graduate Programs

Human Ecology Degree Programs

The Department of Human Ecology’s mission is to create healthy human environments that enhance the quality of daily life. Our graduate students are integral members of our academic and professional communities, conducting research in collaboration with academic staff members who are themselves outstanding scholars.


Research Areas 

The Human Ecology department supports rigorous multidisciplinary research programs with a particular focus on four main areas: aging; children, youth and families, material culture studies and, textile and apparel science