Individual, Family & Community Sciences (M.S.)

Department of Counseling and Human Services

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Individual, Family & Community Sciences (formerly M.S. Human Services) offers a core curriculum, internship, and capstone experience to provide enhanced competence and advanced qualifications grounded in best practice and directed toward success in the helping professions. Individual, Family, & Community Sciences is a broadly defined field with an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focused on prevention and remediation to uniquely promote various ways to meet human needs. East Tennessee State University graduates may further their careers in leadership of human service programs, administration of nonprofits, staff training, grant writing, team leader, program development and coordination, family support, operational management, marketing and public relations, research and program evaluation, advocacy and community organizing, advancement and fundraising, and expanding number of roles with private, public, voluntary, international, and nonprofit organizations.

CFLE Approved
Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Youth, Family, and Community Services
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)