Jan 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Human Development and Family Sciences, M.S.


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About the Human Development and Family Sciences Master’s Program


The on-campus research-oriented Master of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences program require a thesis and prepares students for careers as college faculty, full-time researchers in a variety of settings, and human service providers.

Students in the HDFS master’s program take two theories courses (Theories of Human Development and Family Theories), research methods, two statistics courses, and an introductory course to HDFS. All Master’s students are required to complete a research-based thesis and at least 6 hours of thesis research. Beyond these requirements, the remainder of the hours in the program (15 of 37) are electives allowing students to tailor the program to their own needs and interests.

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