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Human Sciences - Family and Consumer Sciences Education (online)

M.Sc. Online
465 USD/credit
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 If you have a passion for equipping middle and high school students with practical skills in the consumer sciences, the Human Sciences - Family and Consumer Sciences Education (online) course at South Dakota State University can provide you with the information, techniques and personal experience needed to gain teaching licensure. 

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Taught entirely online, this   Human Sciences - Family and Consumer Sciences Education (online) course at  South Dakota State University offers flexible course options. 

Option A may especially appeal to graduates with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition, human development or another area of family and consumer sciences who are interested in becoming certified to teach family and consumer sciences. 

Option B focuses on professional development and advancement, and would benefit family and consumer sciences teachers (grades 7-12), extension educators, 4-H professionals, curriculum specialists, service unit educators as well as human resources professionals in government, business or industry.

Career Opportunities

  • Family and consumer sciences educator
  • Director of a childcare center
  • Director of a social services program
  • Product developer
  • Financial planner
  • Family advocate

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Exceptional Learners 
  •  Education in a Pluralistic Society
  • Current Issues in Education (COM)
  • Topics (COM)
  • Adolescent Psychology 
  • Practicum 
  • History and Philosophy of Family and Consumer Sciences 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • International students are eligible to participate in our fully online programs but must do so outside the U.S. due to visa regulations. In addition, students should apply at least 6 months before the application deadline for our fully online programs.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 alternative credits

or 38-41 Credit Hours



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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
71 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificate, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. 
  • Master’s degree applicants must have an approved Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (except in approved/accelerated programs). 

Tuition Fee

  • National

    465 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 465 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Human Sciences - Family and Consumer Sciences Education (online)
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