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East Carolina University

Department of Human Development and Family Science

Greenville, NC

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East Carolina University

Overview

East Carolina University / Department of Human Development and Family Science is located in Greenville, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Human development and family science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical family therapy
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) Birth through kindergarten education
Master of Science (MS) Marriage and family therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98
Applied
49
Accepted
35
Enrolled
50%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.06%
Black or African American 14.43%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.09%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.03%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.19%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Child care quality, mental health delivery systems for children, family violence
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address East 5th Street
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
United States
Contact Dr. Sharon Ballard
Interim Chair
Email: ballards@ecu.edu
Phone: 252-328-1356