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MS in Human Development and Family Studies University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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The Master of Science thesis program focuses on the development of theory and research knowledge. It prepares graduates for research positions and for advanced research study at the doctoral level.

The M.S. thesis program of study is multidisciplinary, calling for a synthesis of knowledge from the social and behavioral sciences and for an examination of the influence of social context and policy on individual and family behavior and development. Graduate course work focuses on the contributions of family, peer, school, and other cultural contexts to the social, emotional, and cognitive development of children, adolescents, and adults; the changing nature of the family constellation; local and national policies affecting families; and issues related to the elderly. The M.S. thesis degree program requires the completion of a minimum of 40 semester hours of course work and research beyond the Baccalaureate degree. The degree program must be completed within five years.

Core Content (19)

  • HDF 640 Professional Seminar I (1)
  • HDF 653 Contemporary Research in Family Studies (3)
  • HDF 651 Contemporary Research in Human Development (3)
  • HDF 652 Theories of Human Development (3)
  • HDF 655 Family Theory (3)
  • HDF 656 Race, Class, and Culture (3)
  • HDF 661 Professional Seminar II (1)
  • HDF 745 College Teaching in Human Development and Family Studies I (2)

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Full Time (40 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$21,846.00 (16,01,299) per year


13 Jan


School of Health and Human Sciences

401 Mary Channing Coleman Building,


North Carolina,

27402, United States

Entry requirement for international students

The Graduate School requires a 3.0 undergraduate GPA for full admission into UNCG graduate programs.

English Language Proficiency: TOEFL: internet based - 79, or paper based - 550. A score of at least 6.5 is required on the IELTS.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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