Human Development and Family Science, M.Sc. | Mississippi State University | Starkville, United States
12 months
Duration
25294 USD/year
25294 USD/year
9248 USD/year
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About

The Human Development and Family Science program at the Mississippi State University is an interdisciplinary lifespan approach to the study of children, youth, and families. It encompasses specialty areas in infant and child studies, youth studies, family studies, family resource management, and gerontology.

Overview

Make a Difference

Graduates of the Human Development and Family Science program at the Mississippi State University will make a difference in the lives of children, youth, and their families. They will become future leaders who will develop, manage, and evaluate early childhood, youth development, family support, and community-based programs. They will advance research and policy in areas related to young children, youth, and families.

Careers

A professional with a M.S. degree in Human Development and Family Science is prepared for a career as a family life educator; extension agent; and positions of leadership in child, adolescent, and adult services, family social services, public policy, child care and early childhood education, and gerontology. A Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Science can lead to careers in research, college, or university teaching, to leadership positions in public or private institutions, or to a variety of governmental positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Human Development and Family Relations
  • Education and Psychology Statistics
  • Program Planning and Development in AIS
  • Evaluation of Age and Extension Education
  • Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
53

Credits

31 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
53

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Meet all MSU Graduate School requirements for admission;
  • Have earned a baccalaureate degree in HDFS or a related field with a 3.0 grade point average;
  • Submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores competitive with other applicants;
  • Submit three letters of recommendation, with at least two of the letters coming from individuals familiar with the applicant's academic work;
  • Submit a sole-authored writing sample;
  • Submit a personal statement (500-1,000 words) describing the applicant's purpose for undertaking graduate study, professional plans, career goals, and detailed research interests.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25294 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25294 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25294 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25294 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9248 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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