Oct 03, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Development and Family Sciences, M.S.: Youth Development Concentration

About the Human Development and Family Sciences: Youth Development Concentration Master’s Program

Through the Great Plains IDEA, the department offers an online Master of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences with a Concentration in Youth Development. The 36-hour master’s degree includes 28 credit hours of coursework and 8 hours of a practicum, project or thesis. All courses are taught by distance and in collaboration with the following participating Great Plains IDEA institutions: Kansas State University, Michigan State University, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and Texas Tech University. Once admitted to a home institution, students can take courses from any of the institutions with credit applied toward the appropriate degree The Great Plains IDEA youth development program is designed to prepare professionals who are working directly with adolescents and young adults or are involved in education and research related to youth.