College of Education and Human Sciences
Child, Youth & Family Studies: Specialization in Family & Consumer Science Education, M.S.
Designed for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in family and consumer sciences or a related area, and are seeking initial teacher certification or licensure in family and consumer sciences education.
There is a nationwide shortage of family and consumer sciences teachers, especially in rural areas.
This degree prepares you to:
Plan curriculum for teaching
Create a physical and psychological environment for learning
Engage students in the learning process
Examine the relationship of diverse groups and the educational process
Analyze the historical and philosophical underpinnings of FACS
Assume professional responsibilities
Apply research to practice
Who should consider this degree:
Family and Consumer Sciences teacher (grades 7-12)
Service unit educator
A human resources professional in government, business or industry
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 38
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999