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The Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies offers a unique interdisciplinary curriculum drawing from the humanities, social sciences, health sciences, community development and policy studies. Graduate courses for a Ph.D. or certificate include globalization, world regions, human development, democracy and civil society, comparative social policy, community change, human rights law, humanitarian assistance and social research methods. Our programs benefit current or prospective university educators, interdisciplinary researchers, NGO leaders, government officials, community developers, social workers, psychologists and public health workers, among others.

For more information, please contact:
Graduate Studies Coordinator
Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies
Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life
Clemson University
2038 Barre Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
(864) 656-3410

Upcoming Events


Black History Month Keynote: David Banner

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Tillman Hall


Clemson Food Summit

10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Watt Family Innovation Center


Hematologists Global Summit

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Auckland, New Zealand