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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Family, Consumer, and Human Development - MS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Students in the MS program complete a research thesis that makes a contribution to knowledge in family studies, human development, or consumer sciences.

All students in the MS Marriage and Family Therapy specialization also complete required clinical experiences. The MS Marriage and Family Therapy specialization satisfies basic educational requirements for Utah State licensure in marriage and family therapy and clinical membership in AAMFT. The Marriage and Family Therapy specialization is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

Master's Course Requirements


The core substantive courses for the master's degree are HDFS 6031 , HDFS 6050 , HDFS 6060 , and HDFS 6070 . Master's students also complete course requirements under their chosen specialization in Marriage and Family Relationships, Marriage and Family Therapy, Consumer Sciences, Infancy and Childhood, Adolescence and Youth, or Adult Development and Aging. Elective courses and thesis topics are individualized with each student by faculty supervisory committees. For more specific information, see the department's Graduate Student Handbook online at: http://www.usu.edu/fchd/graduate/ms_fchd.cfm.

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