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Michigan State University

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

East Lansing, MI

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Overview

Michigan State University / Department of Human Development and Family Studies is located in East Lansing, MI.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Family and community services
Master of Arts (MA) Youth development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human development and family studies
Master of Science (MS) Human development and family studies
Master of Science (MS) Child development

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 11

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
26
Accepted
50%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 2 years of undergraduate course work, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, background in behavioral sciences

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

120
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 7.5%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.83%
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.67%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
216,042

Location & Contact

Address East Lansing, MI  48824
United States
Contact Dr. Karen Wampler
Chairperson
Email: kwampler@msu.edu
Phone: 517-355-7680
Fax: 517-432-2953