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Human Development and Family Science with Emphasis in Youth Development

University of Missouri - Columbia

12 months
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Human Development and Family Science with Emphasis in Youth Development from University of Missouri - Columbia actively prepares our students to become successful academic scholars both in terms of research and teaching.

Overview

Human Development and Family Science with Emphasis in Youth Development from University of Missouri - Columbia has developed an outstanding reputation as a place to study individual and family diversity and multiculturalism across the life course. Because we define diversity and multiculturalism broadly, our focus is on the multitude of ways that individuals and families may differ, including, but not limited to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, family structure, nationality, geographic location, and sexual orientation.

Graduates with Human Development and Family Science with Emphasis in Youth Development from University of Missouri - Columbia will:

  • Understand, integrate, and be able to apply conceptual approaches to youth development (e.g., asset building, positive youth development, community youth development, risk and resiliency).
  • Understand normative pathways to development
  • Understand youth and family cultural issues/contexts and their micro- and macro-influences on positive youth outcomes.
  • Understand and apply basic research and evaluation skills to youth development
  • programming through an applied project that serves as a capstone experience under the direction of the candidate's home institution.
  • Develop skills in problem-solving with "stakeholders" including funding sources,
  • boards, other agencies, families and other professionals.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the development and impact of local, regional, state, federal, and global policies on youth and be able to advocate through policy development for optimal youth outcomes.
  • Develop and apply resources (e.g., agency budgeting, grant writing and processing, fund raising) for successful implementation and management of youth-serving organizations.
  • Understand the history of the youth development area and advocate for the
  • continued professionalization of the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adolescents and their Families 
  • Administration and Program Management 
  • Federal and State Policies that Impact Youth Development 

  • Improving Health of Adolescents 

  • Youth Development 

  • Youth Professionals as Consumers of Research 

  • Community Youth Development 

  • Normative Behavior in Immigrant & Minority Youth 

  • Brain Development 

  • Program Design, Evaluation, and Implementation 

  • Youth Culture 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications need to be submitted at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the term for which you are applying.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 for last 60 hours
    • Completed Graduate School online application
    • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
    • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)
    • Transcripts of all college credit
    • 3 letters of recommendation from people who can speak to applicant’s potential to do graduate work (e.g., professors, advisors)
    • Statement of purpose (Personal statement)
    • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    • Official TOEFL examination scores (International students only)
    • Official GRE scores  
    • Proof of Financial Support
    • Have earned a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12212 USD/year
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  • National

    12212 USD/year
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  • In-State

    12213 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12213 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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