Family and Consumer Sciences Education, MS — Online
Why study Family and Consumer Sciences Education online through OSU?
The Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education provides focused,
relevant studies for individuals planning to advance a career in Family and Consumer
Sciences Education. Courses are designed for educators employed in the Cooperative
Extension Service, as public school teachers, and as professionals in related areas
who are not seeking teacher certification.
All coursework for the degree is online, offering flexibility for busy adults who
do not have time to attend on-campus classes. Your adviser will guide you through
the process from admission to graduation.
The degree requires completion of 12 courses for a total of 36 credit hours. A research
thesis is not required, rather a creative component course engages students in a unique,
culminating project guided by an instructor. Courses are offered in spring, summer
and fall and most students complete the program in three years.
Coursework topics include advanced use of technology, research, evaluation/assessment,
supervision techniques, exceptional learners and adolescent learners. Beyond the core
courses, you can choose from elective and specialization courses that most interest
you. Students enrolled in the program are like-minded individuals from across the
country, further enhancing the learning experience.
Students may apply in fall, spring or summer. It is recommended that application materials
be submitted at least three months prior to the preferred starting term. To apply
for this program, submit the following: