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Student conducting research at the Grand Teton.

Students in Penn State’s College of Health and Human Development (HHD) have a truly unique opportunity to work with world-renowned researchers and faculty members in an active research environment.

As an HHD student, you can gain firsthand experience in conducting groundbreaking research, working with participants, collecting data, conducting data analyses, publishing papers, and presenting your findings at academic conferences.

In keeping with our innovative and interdisciplinary mission throughout the College of Health and Human Development, the research possibilities here are extensive and diverse, spanning a wide array of domains. Visit a specific department to find out more about our current collection of cutting-edge research initiatives: