College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education
Contact: Debra Spielmaker
Phone: (435) 213-5562
This degree serves to expand academic preparation in the areas of family studies, housing, textiles and clothing, nutrition and food sciences, and management of personal resources. It places emphasis on teaching and curriculum/program development and/or Extension. While this degree does not result in a teaching license for public schools, students will develop skills in the areas of instruction, program planning, evaluation and research related to research methodology and statistical applications. A thesis is required. Most of the coursework (30 credits) is available online, requiring few trips to the Logan campus. This degree is recommended for those who will be working in an area of education requiring research in addition to teaching or those seeking a PhD.
Most students in the program take two classes (6 credits) per semester. Students who follow this will be able complete the program in approximately 2 years (5 semesters). To get a cost estimate for your graduate degree go to the USU Tuition Calculator.
All students must be admitted into USU's School of Graduate Studies. The GRE test is required for admission to this degree program. Review program admission procedures and requirements on this webpage: https://aste.usu.edu/degrees/graduate-program-admission