The Master of Science in Human Ecology is designed to provide students with an interdisciplinary life span perspective necessary for professional work with families and consumers. The degree includes five tracks: Child Development, Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition and Wellness, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Fashion Merchandising. Students will complete all degree requirements online.
The Master of Science in Human Ecology program requires students to complete 30 credits, with nine (9) core credits in Human Ecology and the remaining 21 credits in the track area of their choice. The degree offers a thesis and a non-thesis option. For the thesis option, students must take three core courses (9 credits), a minimum of six track area (18 credits) graduate-level courses, and three thesis credits. For the non-thesis option, students are required to take three core courses (9 credits) and a minimum of six track area (18 credits) graduate-level courses, and three (3) credits of a non-thesis project.
- Master of Science in Human Ecology graduate application deadline (by semester):
- Fall – December 8th
- Spring – May 10th