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Family and Consumer Science Education and Extension: MS

Department: School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education
College: College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

This degree serves to expand academic preparation in the areas of family studies, housing, textiles and clothing, nutrition and food sciences, and management of personal resources. It places emphasis on teaching and curriculum/program development and/or Extension.

While this degree does not result in a teaching license for public schools, students will develop skills in the areas of instruction, program planning, evaluation and research related to research methodology and statistical applications.

A thesis is required. Most of the coursework (30 credits) is available online, requiring few trips to the Logan campus. This degree is recommend for those who will be working in an area of education requiring research in addition to teaching or those seeking a PhD.

  • Secondary teaching
  • Urban and rural Extension
  • Social science
  • Business
  • Supervisory and administrative positions in business, technical schools, and applied technology colleges
  • Consulting positions in mass media and industry

Select degrees and programs are not available at all Utah State University locations. Please contact a regional campus advisor to verify program availability.