Child Development and Family Science (M.S.)

Department of Child Development and Family Science

The graduate program in Child Development and Family Science aims to prepare students to work in Family and Social Service agencies or as Child Life specialists. The family and child life degree includes an advanced interdisciplinary study of interpersonal and family relationships. The graduate program has a strong emphasis on community involvement, practical application, and research.

Graduates are prepared for advanced career opportunities in children’s hospitals, family social service agencies, parent education programs, family counseling centers, and other family life education settings or doctoral study in family relations.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Northwest Commision on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies