Human Development and Family Science: Applied Human Services, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 33

Degree Core
HDFS 5213Lifespan Development3
HDFS 5523Family Theory3
Research Methods and Statistics
HDFS 5123Research Methods and Design in HDFS I3
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
Topics in Human Development and Family Science
Select 6 credit hours in HDFS to be selected from the following courses or approved by advisor:6
Policy in Human Development and Family Science
Parent Education
Issues in Family Science
Community and Family
Hours Subtotal18
Students may choose electives from one of the following specializations OR choose electives with their advisory committee:9-12
Aging Sciences
Aging in Human Development
Research Perspectives in Gerontology
Theories of Aging
Aging Network Seminar
Aging and Diverse Families
Early Childhood Education
Issues in Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education History and Theory
Diversity in Early Childhood
Early Childhood Development and Education
Infant Mental Health
Reflective Practice
Infant Mental Health
Infant and Early Childhood Development and Attachment
Developmental Assessment and Interventions
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Reflective Practice
Developmental Disabilities
Systems Theory and Applications to the Family
Systemic Approaches to Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology
Hours Subtotal9-12
Thesis/Non-Thesis Hours
Select either thesis option (6 hours) or creative component option (3 hours).3-6
Master's Thesis
Master's Creative Component
Hours Subtotal3-6
Total Hours33

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2023-2024 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.