Family and Consumer Sciences - Human Development and Family Science

24 months
23440 USD/year
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This Family and Consumer Sciences - Human Development and Family Science program at Illinois State University is most appropriate for individuals interested in careers in the human development and family science field who have related degrees such as psychology, sociology, and social work.

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Apply directly through to a Master’s degree. Just make sure you meet the graduate program requirements and the expected English language level. INTO helps you apply to multiple universities at once and the application process won’t cost you anything. Graduate Direct Entry students also receive a Direct Entry I-20 invitation that you will need to be permitted to enter the United States. 

Career Possibilities

Careers opportunities for graduates of the  Family and Consumer Sciences - Human Development and Family Science program at  Illinois State University  are in the areas of educational programming for individuals and families, community outreach services and other related areas. Positions could include working as case managers, program coordinators, or administrators.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood in Cultural Context
  •  Families in Later Life
  •  Psychosocial Care of Children & Families in Healthcare Environments
  • Advanced Child Development Applications
  • Organization and Administration of Early Childhood Programs
  • Couple Relationships
  •  Family Crises
  • Early Childhood Nutrition Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.
  • Bachelor’s degree, minimum 2.8-3.25 GPA and English language requirements in one of the following tests. Additional requirements may apply.
  • Note: Entry requirements are subject to change and may vary by program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23440 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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