Campus: Virginia Tech Blacksburg Campus
Adult Development and Aging
(M.S. to Ph.D., Ph.D. in Human Development)
Instructions: Residential/On Campus
The Adult Development and Aging focus of the Human Development graduate program is distinguished by world-renowned faculty. Faculty in ADA employ rigorous analytic techniques in examining research questions in topic areas such as cognitive functioning, family caregiving, elder abuse and neglect, relationships in later life, and chronic health conditions.
Research questions examined by the ADA faculty are grounded in compelling theory and employ rigorous analytic techniques. This research is published in top-tier and well-established scholarly journals including Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, The Gerontologist, Journal of Applied Gerontology, Dementia, Journal of Women and Aging, Ageing International,Journal of Marriage and Family, Family Relations, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, and Personality and Individual Differences. HDFS faculty across the focus areas of Adult Development and Aging, Child and Adolescent Development, Family Studies, and Marriage and Family Therapy often collaborate on research and service projects. Graduate students are often a part of research projects and subsequent publications through collaborations with HDFS faculty and faculty in other departments such as Psychology.
Visit our office at 366 Wallace Hall, 295 West Campus Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061
*Fall: Janurary 5
*Fall: Janurary 5
*Deadline for admission with full consideration for funding: January 5
Department of Human Development and Family Science
366 Wallace Hall (0416)
295 West Campus Dr
Blacksburg, VA 24061