Human Development and Family Science, M.Sc. | Syracuse University | Syracuse, United States
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Human Development and Family Science

12 months
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32436 USD/year
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About

Syracuse University's Human Development and Family Science is preparing graduates for careers in research and advanced graduate study in human growth and development across the lifespan in diverse social and cultural settings.

Overview

Key facts

Syracuse University's Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) is a 30-credit degree program designed to meet the goals of individuals who seek to work in research settings or wish to pursue advanced graduate study. M.S. students gain a deep understanding of human development across the lifespan, family processes, and community-family interrelationships across various cultural and societal contexts. In addition, students acquire a strong background in research methodology and the skills necessary to evaluate and conduct research in the field. Our program provides the knowledge and tools to help our graduates be successful.

Why this degree makes a difference in society today…tomorrow…

Research professionals in the field of Human Development and Family Science employ their knowledge and training to conduct scientific research that promotes healthy development at every stage of the lifespan. M.S. graduates conduct studies on a wide range of subjects. Some examples include – factors influencing academic success in childhood and adolescence, intimate partner violence in teen dating relationships, coping with changes that occur in the later stages of life, social and cultural factors that influence developmental outcomes across the lifespan.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Child Development Theory and Application
  • Family Development Theory and Application
  • Child and Family in Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

Students seeking admission to the Department of Human Development and Family Science must meet the general admissions requirements of the Graduate School. Although no single factor determines entry to the program, competitive applicants typically have a minimum of:

  • GPA of 3.00 or higher (undergraduate and/or graduate work);
  • GRE scores of 144 Quantitative, 153 Verbal (please note, the GRE exam must be taken within the last five years). For international students whose primary language is not English, TOEFL scores of 577 (paper test) or 100 for the internet based (IBT) test are desirable.
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    935 - 1370 USD /month
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