Family and Child Studies – Family Science (M.S.)

Department of Human Environmental Sciences

The Master of Science in family and child studies (FCS) prepares students to apply for the Family Life Educator credential from the National Council on Family Relations. The Certified Child and Parenting Specialist credential also is available to graduates who successfully complete a required examination and internship. The FCS - family science program has national academic program approval from the National Council on Family Relations.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Family Life Education
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Higher Learning Commission (HLC), National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies