Graduate Programmes in Prevention Science

The Society for Prevention Research has compiled a list of Prevention Science graduate programmes.  

The list includes programmes that have all or most of the elements of a Prevention Science curriculum, including: 

  • Prevention Science Fundamentals: Prevention paradigms, school, family, and community-based programmes, Type II translational research, community systems and frameworks for prevention; programme planning, implementation, development, and evaluation; risk and resilience frameworks; 
  • Developmental Theory: Individual development in context, lifespan development, family development; 
  • Developmental Methods: Methods and design, multivariate statistics, longitudinal methods. 

The list includes both PhD and masters courses. Some programmes focus on the generation of research-based knowledge, while others are focused on evidence-based practice.

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