The Department of Applied Human Sciences offers a Master of Science degree for persons interested in working with children and families outside of the public school system.. Graduate Program Admission Requirements must be met during the application process. You can apply for the Child and Family Studies (#0489) Master's degree here: https://acsapps.wku.edu/pls/prod/twbkwbis.P_GenMenu?name=wkumenu.P_AdmUnsecMnu
This online program is designed to provide advanced study in the growth and development of the individual and family. The program builds competence in human development, integration of theory into practice, program development, and research—preparing graduates to critically evaluate and synthesize issues related to children, youth, and families. Fieldwork is incorporated in the curriculum.
|FACS 510||Professional Development Seminar in Family and Consumer Sciences||3|
|FACS 511||Grant Writing for Child and Family Programs||3|
|EDFN 500||Research Methods||3|
|FACS 577||Child Development Theory and Research||3|
|or FACS 550||Youth and Family Theory and Research|
|or FACS 599||Thesis Research/Writing|
|Infant and Toddler Development and Research|
|Home Based Positive Behavioral Supports|
|Stress and Coping in Children|
|Global Perspectives of Child and Family|
|Issues in Child Care and Early Education|
|Community, Child, & Youth Program Development|
|Adult Development and Aging in the Family|
|Advanced Family Resource Management|
|Independent Study in Family and Consumer Sciences|
|Special Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences|
|Qualitative Research in Education|
Electives must be approved by advisor.
For more information on this program, please contact Dr. Kathy Croxall at 270-745-3997.