Family Social Science (M.A.)

Department of Family Social Science

Family Social Science is a unique program using the insights and methods of the social sciences to examine human development over the lifespan and how families work within various contexts and cultures. You will study:

  • conceptual theoretical frameworks
  • research and evaluation methodologies
  • implementation and translational research
  • community collaborations and system change initiatives

A Master's degree in Family Social Science will prepare you for a variety of careers in academia, clinical administration and leadership, policy-related firms, government agencies, independent research institutions, school systems, and social service or health care organizations.

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies