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

Department of Human Environmental Sciences

Learn to serve Oklahoma families by gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to promote healthy individual and family development with an online Master of Science (M.S.) in family science from the University of Central Oklahoma's Connected Campus.

UCO has a deep history of educating those who support Oklahoma’s children and families, rooted in our beginnings as the state’s teacher’s college. We’ve been a leader in the evolution of Oklahoma's education for more than 130 years, and the fully online M.S. in family science is our latest innovation.

Our comprehensive coursework and curriculum focus on individual development, lifespan development, healthy romantic and other interpersonal relationships, family systems, professionalism and ethics, and research. The fully online program has national academic program approval from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)

CFLE Approved
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