12 months
19032 USD/year
19032 USD/year
6189 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Students in the Family and Consumer Science program at New Mexico State University should have an undergraduate degree in a field related to the intended area of specialization.


Program Description

The Family and Consumer Science program at New Mexico State University can be obtained with an emphasis in one of the following areas:

  • clothing, textiles and fashion merchandising;
  • family and child science (marriage and family therapy emphasis or teaching and research emphasis);
  • family and consumer sciences education;
  • food science and technology;
  • general family and consumer sciences'
  • hotel, restaurant and tourism management;
  • human nutrition and dietetic sciences (dietetic internship emphasis or human nutrition emphasis)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education 
  • Food Science and Technology 
  • Family and Child Science
  • Clothing, Textiles and Fashion Merchandising 
  • Food Science and Technology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT) Program -- February 1st
  • Dietetic Internship -- February 15


30 SCH
  • 30-32


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • 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

  • Official transcripts - Forwarded to Department from Graduate School
  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Three letters of reference
  • Psychometric test results (e.g., GRE (only one accepted for Marriage and Family Therapy program; Dietetic Internship and Family and Consumer Sciences Education); Miller's Analogy; ADA Exam)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6189 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6189 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Las Cruces

806 - 1259 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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