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Consumer Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy

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1787 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
phone: 614-292-6787
fax: 614-292-7229
email: consumersciences@osu.edu

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 two concentrations:

  • Family Resource Management focuses on the allocation of financial and other resources to achieve the goals of the consumer.  
  • Hospitality and Retail Management focuses on the hospitality-tourism industry and/or investigation of textiles and clothing products and their use by people from behavioral and social-psychological perspectives.