The focus of the Master's Degree in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences is on the individual, the family, and the relationship between families and the changing social, economic, and physical environments. This graduate program is based on scholarship, integrity, and the betterment of the human condition.
The School of Family and Consumer Sciences offers a Master of Arts degree in Family and Consumer Sciences with two program options:
Housed in Schrank Hall South, our facilities consist of modern, multipurpose seminar and lecture rooms, laboratories, enhanced technology classrooms, a computer laboratory, and the Center for Child Development, all of which are open to graduate students for study and research.
Requirements for Admission
Students seeking entrance to our graduate programs must meet the following admission requirements for acceptance into the program:
The Graduate Faculty of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences may require an interview with any applicant.
Requirements for Completion of Program
Students who are accepted into the graduate program are expected to comply with the following requirements:
Complete the course of study in one of the four options, with a minimum of 40 credits. These credits include:
The School awards a limited number of graduate assistantships each year. Selected applicants are afforded a unique educational and employment experience. The graduate assistantship provides the student with:
The application deadline for graduate assistantships is March 1 for assistantships that begin the following fall semester and October 1 for assistantships that begin in the following spring semester. For more information about assistantships and the graduate program, contact the Graduate Director for the School, Dr. Pamela Schulze by phone at 330-972-7725 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For other scholarship, loan, or grant funding available, please contact the Financial Aid office at the University.
To apply to Graduate School, use the "Apply online" button on the Graduate School's webpage.