Family and Consumer Sciences (M.A.)

Department of Family, Interiors, Nutrition, & Apparel

The Master of Arts program in Family & Consumer Sciences uses a multidisciplinary approach to student inquiry within a chosen field. The program is designed to assist students in navigating through the process utilizing both theory and practice. It aims to inspire students to reach their full potential through identification of the most current and compelling issues within the Family & Consumer Science disciplines noted below and to structure a body of research that seeks to ameliorate the issues while addressing quality of life for individuals, families, and communities.

Student understanding of trends and issues in these areas provide the roadmap for the development of a culminating experience which illustrates identification of issues and problem-solving methodologies. Students have the opportunity to structure their degree around their specific interests and also with other programs across campus. The M.A. degree also prepares one for further graduate study.

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Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WSCUC)
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