Who We Are
The Department of Consumer Science at Purdue University is a department dedicated to improving the human condition for consumers in terms of health, wealth, and organizational impact and success. Our department focuses on the betterment of individuals, families, businesses and societies and improving the quality of life for all.
Our graduate program has an applied social science focus with offerings at both the Masters and Doctoral level in: Consumer Behavior, Family and Consumer Economics, and Health Disparities [note: this latter program will be going through the official review in the near future]..
Our faculty research and teaching focuses on the human and social sciences in the areas of natural health, financial health, and organizational health in terms of the individual, families, communities and industries and our impact on one another. Visit our Research page here.