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PhD Programs in Consumer Affairs

To earn a PhD, students must first complete a master’s program and then finish the requirements for the PhD program. Often a thesis or dissertation of original work is necessary for the awarding of the doctoral degree. The goal of most programs is to help students develop a broad base of knowledge on a particular subject. What is a PhD in Consumer Affairs? This program seeks to help graduate… Read more

To earn a PhD, students must first complete a master’s program and then finish the requirements for the PhD program. Often a thesis or dissertation of original work is necessary for the awarding of the doctoral degree. The goal of most programs is to help students develop a broad base of knowledge on a particular subject.

What is a PhD in Consumer Affairs? This program seeks to help graduates build an expertise in the areas of consumer protection and empowerment. Coursework is carried out under the guidance of experienced professors and advisors and may include lectures, seminars, webinars, independent research, fieldwork and travel. Fields of study may include retail, apparel, communication, consumer practices and marketing.

In this program, scholars develop skills in research and critical thinking, which can be important in both personal and professional life. They also may gain a deeper appreciation of consumer protection laws, enabling them to be effective advocates for positive change in the marketplace.

Interested students are encouraged to research individual universities to learn more about costs, fees and expenses of this program. Tuition and other expenses vary from country to country, program to program and school to school.

Scholars who received a PhD in Consumer Affairs often have a range of possibilities available in a multitude of fields. They may be able to find work as professors in a university, as managers in the retail industry, as marketing experts for large firms, as reporters for industry publications and as consultants on boards for government agencies. Graduates may also be in demand as teachers, lecturers, marketers, regional managers and editors.

A PhD in Consumer Affairs is a popular program offered through many universities in a number of countries. Programs are available both online and in classroom environments, or in a blend of the two choices. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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ESPM – Brasil
São Paulo , Brazil

The program aims to train high-level professors and researchers, with national and international expertise, capable of carrying out and leading research, guidance and teaching ... +

The program aims to train high-level professors and researchers, with national and international expertise, capable of carrying out and leading research, guidance and teaching activities in the area of communication and consumption. -
PhD
Part-time
8 semesters
Portuguese
Feb 2021
Campus
 

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