Penn State was the first in the country to create a college with a combined emphasis on human health, development, and well being. Graduate degrees are available in eight programs:
- Biobehavioral Health
- Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Health Policy and Administration
- Hospitality Management (Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management)
- Human Development and Family Studies
- Nutritional Sciences
- Recreation, Park and Tourism Management (Leisure Studies)
The College of Health and Human Development also maintains a special relationship with the Penn State School of Nursing.
Our programs are part of The Graduate School, which has grown to one of the largest in America. We are committed to ensuring that all individuals regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, religious creed or other personal characteristics are afforded the opportunity to achieve their full potential as scholars and professionals. Our international enrollment reflects a strong effort to reaching the global community.
In This Section:
- HHD Scholarship and Research Integrity (SARI) Requirements
- Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students
- Graduate Student Resource Guide
- Summer Tuition Assistance Program Application (STAP)
- Graduate Education Staff in HHD Academic Units
- Student Council
- Penn State Central Offices
- Search Tools
- Contact Us
Penn State is an active member of the Council of Graduate Schools.