Graduate Degree Options

*May earn Master of Science (MS) along the way to the PhD

Minors and Certificates

Graduate Courses

Courses for Human Ecology graduate programs are offered through four academic departments. When searching for courses in the UW-Madison Course Guide, it may be helpful to reference the chart below.

Human Ecology
Graduate Option

Human Ecology
Academic Department

Subject Abbreviation
in Course Guide
Civil Society & Community ResearchCivil Society and Community StudiesINTER-HE, CSCS

Consumer Behavior & Family EconomicsConsumer ScienceCNSR SCI
Design StudiesDesign StudiesDS
Human Development & Family StudiesHuman Development & Family StudiesHDFS