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Master of Science, Child & Family Studies

Do you enjoy working in diverse settings? Are you interested in working with children and families to improve quality of life and create positive changes? The master’s in child and family studies focuses on human development with a theory-to-practice approach, allowing students to learn in the field. Graduates are prepared to critically evaluate and synthesize issues related to children, youth, and families. The degree requires 30 credit hours, including a grant writing class and a choice between internship and thesis options.

What makes the program appealing to so many professionals is its structure, which enables students to gain new expertise without sacrificing their job or lifestyle. Created to meet the needs of busy professionals, the program’s coursework is 100% online. Students completing the internship may do so from any approved location across the country; the thesis option can also be completed at a distance.

Program Benefits

  • 100% online
  • Graduates of the program are skilled in the following areas:
    • Advocacy
    • Grant writing
    • Enhance quality of life for children and families
    • Create positive changes in communities, organizations, and educational settings
    • Credentialed faculty with broad research interests
    • No out-of-state tuition ever charged
    • Access to support services designed to help students succeed in online coursework

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