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Consumer Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy 135 B Campbell Hall
1787 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
phone: 614-292-6787
fax: 614-292-7229

The Consumer Sciences Program offers both PhD and a MS programs that can prepare you to significantly and positively impact consumers within our global economy.

The graduate program core covers research methodology; theories and models in consumer sciences; the behavior of households, families and consumers in the market; and the global consumer marketplace.

Degrees are offered in three concentrations:

  • Family resource management focuses on the allocation of financial and other resources to achieve the goals of the consumer.  
  • Fashion and retail studies focuses on the investigation of textiles and clothing products and their use by people from historical, behavioral and social-psychological perspectives. 
  • Hospitality management focuses on the hospitality-tourism industry, the largest employer in the world. 

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