Human Development (M.S.)

College of Education and Human Development

The master’s degree (M.S.) in human development at the University of Maine is designed to provide advanced training, with special emphasis on child development and family relations. The curriculum is designed to:

  • Train students in the fundamentals of professional practice in agencies serving children, adolescents, adults and families
  • Provide students with advanced content in one or more research areas (e.g., early childhood, human sexuality, family relationships)
  • Provide students with internship opportunities in human service programs or in applied research mentored by a faculty member

The program is designed for those interested in leadership positions in the human development field, such as center director, program coordinator, director of services, case manager or project manager.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Director of Graduate Studies