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Family and Human Development

Arizona State University

12 months
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13240 USD/year
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11928 USD/year
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About

The Family and Human Development MSc program from Arizona State University is a non-thesis degree program that focuses on the practical application of research. 

Overview

Students at this Family and Human Development MSc program from Arizona State University gain knowledge and skills necessary to promote healthy individual and family development as they study the factors that promote successful relationships and positive outcomes for individuals, families, and communities across the life-span. Graduates often pursue careers working with children, youth, and adults in human, social and government agencies.

This 30 credit-hour terminal master's degree prepares students to help individuals and families succeed in their relationships and achieve positive outcomes working and living within their communities. An applied practitioner-oriented approach teaches students to evaluate and consume research and translate research into best practices. Courses are taught by experienced faculty who are trained in the area and have considerable expertise in delivering high-quality online education.

What can I do with a master’s in family and human development?

  • A master's in human development and family studies can equip you with skills applicable to a broad range of positions in human services. Graduates have pursued careers in everything from human resources and community support to early childhood centers and crisis intervention.
  • As a terminal postgraduate degree, the coursework in this program may be useful to people in counseling, teaching or social work positions, but it does not provide a direct path to these careers nor is it intended to lead to a PhD program or licensure or certification as a therapist or counselor. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Issues in Child Development
  • Research Methods 
  • Social Statistics
  • Diversity and Society 
  • Leadership and Social Justice
  • Marriage and Family Relationships
  • Parenting 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00= "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • current resume or curriculum vitae
  • personal statement of goals relevant to the master's degree program
  • two letters of recommendation from professional or academic backgrounds
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13240 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13240 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11928 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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