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Texas State University

Human Development and Family Studies

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Human Development and Family Studies is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Competitive child life internship (for some programs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
26
Accepted
17
Enrolled
60%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university; copy of official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted; minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses); resume/curriculum vitae; statement of purpose; three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,930
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.43%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.14%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 1
Male (2)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mexican-origin student success; academic identity and its role in predicting post-secondary achievement; strengthening relationships/strengthening families; infant/mother attachment, children's perception of the elderly, teacher/child interaction; preschool experiences with teachers, peers and activities; exploring role of relationship beliefs in the experience of cohabitation and marriage; outcomes of preschool services and parent education; children/adolescents affected by parent's cancer diag
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,068,925

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Christine Gray
Graduate Advisor
Email: msfamilyandchild@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-2904
Fax: 512-245-3829

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