M.Sc. On Campus

Family and Child Studies – Family Science

12 months
14600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Family and Child Studies – Family Science from University of Central Oklahoma prepares students to apply for the Family Life Educator credential from the National Council on Family Relations.  


Family and Child Studies – Family Science from University of Central Oklahoma helps students demonstrate the skills to work with diverse populations, serve individuals and families throughout the life span in education, prevention and intervention programs and apply knowledge of family life education research to serve the community.


  • School-age program director
  • Director of child care center
  • Head Start administrator
  • Child development specialist
  • Parent educator

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Educational Research
  • Theories in Family & Child Studies
  • Family Dynamics and Sexuality
  • Ethics & Issues in Family & Child Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


37 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCO Graduate Admission Application form. 
  • 2.75 overall GPA 
  • Non-refundable application fee of $60.
  • Official (not student) copies of transcripts. 
  • Letters of recommendation and other documents (if required by the program). 
  • Appropriate visa and evidence of English Language Proficiency (for international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Residents tuition:  $297.60 per credit hour
  • Non-Resident Tuition: $417.00 per credit hour

Living costs for Edmond

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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