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Child and Family Masters

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Family and Consumer Sciences

1906 College Heights Blvd #11037

Bowling Green, KY  42101-1037

270-745-4352 (phone)

270-745-3999 (fax)

lauri.warden@wku.edu (e-mail)

Child and Family Studies Master of Science Program

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is excited to announce that the Child and Family Studies Masters program proposed by the department received final approval by the Council on Postsecondary Education on June 3, and is enrolling the first students for the fall 2016 semester. Graduate Program Admission Requirements must be met during the application process.  You can apply for the Child and Family Studies (#0489)  Master's degree here: https://acsapps.wku.edu/pls/prod/twbkwbis.P_GenMenu?name=wkumenu.P_AdmUnsecMnu 

This online program is designed to provide advanced study in the growth and development of the individual and family. The program builds competence in human development, integration of theory into practice, program development, and research—preparing graduates to critically evaluate and synthesize issues related to children, youth, and families. Fieldwork is incorporated in the curriculum.  

Program Requirements (30 hours)

Required Courses  
FACS 510 Professional Development Seminar in Family and Consumer Sciences 3
FACS 511 Grant Writing for Child and Family Programs 3
EDFN 500 Research Methods 3
FACS 577 Child Development Theory and Research 3
or FACS 550 Youth and Family Theory and Research
FACS 580 Internship 3-6
or FACS 599 Thesis Research/Writing
Electives 1 12-15
Infant and Toddler Development and Research  
Home Based Positive Behavioral Supports  
Stress and Coping in Children  
Global Perspectives of Child and Family  
Issues in Child Care and Early Education  
Community, Child, & Youth Program Development  
Family Diversity  
Adult Development and Aging in the Family  
Advanced Family Resource Management  
Independent Study in Family and Consumer Sciences  
Special Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences  
Qualitative Research in Education  
Educational Statistics  
Total Hours 30
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Electives must be approved by advisor.

For more information on this program, please contact Dr. Kathy Croxall at 270-745-3997.

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