The Department of Human Development and Family Studies offers programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Human Development and Family Studies. All graduate programs offer a strong interdisciplinary background with an emphasis on risk, resiliency, diversity, and relationships in a changing society. All programs also provide background in family systems and the relationship of the family and its members to other systems across the life course.
At the Master’s and Ph.D. level in Human Development and Family Studies, students focus on research and evaluation in applied human development and family studies. These degrees require the completion of a thesis.
Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BS in Early Childhood Education/MS in Human Development & Family Studies or the 4+1 BS in Human Services / MS in Human Development & Family Studies.
- Adolescent and Youth Development/Research
- Early Childhood Development and Inclusive Education
- Human Services Leadership
The University of Delaware published graduate student tuition base rate for graduate credit in 2016-17 is $1,720 per credit hour. UD Deans may offer adjustments to students in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.
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