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Human Development and Family Studies

University of Rhode Island

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
28292 USD/year
15514 USD/year
22382 USD/year
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About

Designed to immerse you in a specialized area of human development and family studies, the M.S. Human Development and Family Studies program at the University of Rhode Island provides a strong emphasis on policy, research, and practical knowledge of the field.

Overview

This two year Masters of Science degree program offers an innovative curriculum with a foundation in development, policy, and research. Students can tailor courses to their particular interest, such as child development, adult development/gerontology, family life education, or public policy/administration. 

Career

This M.S. Human Development and Family Studies program at the University of Rhode Island prepares students for advanced positions in the areas of human service, research and program evaluation,  policy/advocacy, and family life education. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Developmental Science in Family Contexts
  • Seminar on Early Childhood Education
  • Seminar on Early Childhood
  • Seminar on Adolescence and Young Adulthood
  • Seminar in Older Adulthood
  • Family Financial Issues across the Life Span

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28292 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15514 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    22382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22382 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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