Human Development and Family Science - Developmental Science (M.S.)

Department of Human Development and Family Science

M.S. degree options include:

Development Science: This two-year Master of Science degree program offers an innovative curriculum with a foundation in development, policy, and research. Students can tailor courses to their particular interest, such as child development, adult development/gerontology, family life education, or public policy/administration. This program prepares students for advanced positions in the areas of human service, research and program evaluation, policy/advocacy, and family life education. 

Couple and Family Therapy: This two-year program leads to the Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Science with a specialization in Couple and Family Therapy. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies