Human Development and Family Science (M.S.)

Department of Human Development and Family Science

The Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) is a 30-credit degree program designed to meet the goals of individuals who seek to work in research settings or wish to pursue advanced graduate study. M.S. students gain a deep understanding of human development across the lifespan, family processes, and community-family interrelationships across various cultural and societal contexts. In addition, students acquire a strong background in research methodology and the skills necessary to evaluate and conduct research in the field. Our program provides the knowledge and tools to help our graduates be successful.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)