Applied Family Science, M.Sc. | Part time online | Wilmington University | United States
18 months
563 USD/credit 12386 USD/year
512 USD/credit 11264 USD/year
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Applied Family Science from Wilmington University was designed for those wanting to gain a greater understanding of children, youth, and families to provide family-centered education and intervention services in applied settings. 


Applied Family Science from Wilmington University is a practice-oriented degree especially suitable for individuals already working in the family or human service sectors, education, religious settings, or corrections as well as those wishing to enter those fields. This degree emphasizes training in both the generation of research-based knowledge and its translation into effective programs and policies that positively impact the well-being of children, youth, and, families. Courses will emphasize programmatic efforts that work to prevent the development of problematic outcomes and to promote optimal functioning in individuals or groups across the life course. 

Learning outcomes

This degree at Wilmington University will provide excellent preparation for those wanting to work in a variety of family life education positions including, but not limited to, Educational Activity Specialist, Presenter – Family Life Education, Family Life & Sex Education Specialist, Sexuality Educator, and Parenting Education Specialist. Unlike some fields where graduates focus their job search activities on specific settings such as schools, hospitals, prison systems, or corporations, employment opportunities for family science graduates exist in almost all sectors of society. This program is open for students who have completed any undergraduate program. Graduates from the Applied Family Science Master’s degree program will be able to seek certification as a family life educator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Research in Practice
  • Family Dynamics
  • Families and Crisis
  • Parent Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 563 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    11264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 18 months.


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