Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

The application deadline for the Fall 2021 cohort will be February 1st, 2021. To apply online, please visit The Graduate School website.

When is the application deadline?

February 1, 2021

Do I need to take the GREs to apply?

For 2021 admissions only, the GRE is waived due to COVID-19 challenges with test administration

How long will it take me to complete the program?

It usually takes full-time students about 4 years to finish, and part-time students usually take between 4 and 7 years to complete depending on their pace.

I work full time. Can I still attend your program?

YES – we offer flexible course offerings and pacing of degree milestones

I did not receive my BA or MA degree in Family Science and Human Development. Can I still apply?

Yes! Although many of our students come from FSHD/HDFS undergraduate and graduate programs, others come from related fields such as Education, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, and Sociology.

Do you offer funding?

Yes! We offer a variety of opportunities for fellowships, assistantships, and scholarships. Many of our students receive funding of some type.

Do you offer online classes?

Yes! Although typically most of our courses are offered in person, due to Covid-19 we expect to continue to offer a variety of course options in an online format.