Human Development and Family Science: Developmental and Family Sciences, MS

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

Total Hours: 30

Required Courses
Theoretical Foundations in Human Development and Family Science
HDFS 5213Lifespan Development3
HDFS 5523Family Theory3
Hours Subtotal6
Research Methods and Statistics
Choose one of the following options:9
Research Methods and Design in HDFS I
Statistics for Experimenters I
Statistical Machine Learning with R
Quantitative Methods in Psychology I 1
Quantitative Methods in Psychology II 1
Structural Equation Modeling for HDFS Applications
Hours Subtotal9
Electives in Human Development and Family Science
Select 9 credit hours in HDFS from the following courses or approved by advisor:9
Policy in Human Development and Family Science
Parent Education
Developmental Disabilities
Aging and Diverse Families
Issues in Family Science
Community and Family
Hours Subtotal9
HDFS 5000Master's Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

If PSYC 5304 and PSYC 5314 are selected, total hours required for degree are increased by two.

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.