Explore the major transitions of adolescence

In this program, you'll examine the many ways in which individuals change as they move through adolescence—biologically, psychologically, cognitively, and socially.

You'll learn about the major theoretical perspectives, research methods, and controversies in the study of human development. And while the focus will be on psychology, the program will also touch on education, neuroscience, sociology, psychiatry, criminology, economics, law, medicine, and public health.

You'll consider how the brain develops, how relationships evolve, and how society deals with problems of youth unemployment, underage drinking, teenage pregnancy, and juvenile crime.

Above all, the program will challenge you to think critically about this significant period of transition.