This Handbook is designed to assist students considering and enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Human Sciences with Specializations in Child, Youth and Family Studies or Medical Family Therapy 1. The Handbook consists of four primary sections including (1) Ph.D. program overview, (2) the admission process; (3) procedures and useful information for the graduate student, and (4) an appendix of various departmental and Graduate College forms needed throughout the graduate school experience. The Handbook attempts to answer questions from the time of initially exploring program options to admission and through the completion of the degree. Students, advisors, and supervisory committees should consult the Handbook in the development of academic programs and for procedures to use throughout the student‘s program. It supplements the Graduate Studies Bulletin of which students and their advisors are encouraged to consult frequently.