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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies

Lincoln, NE

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Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies is located in Lincoln, NE.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Youth development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Gerontology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical family therapy
Master of Science (MS) Family and consumer sciences education
Master of Science (MS) Family science
Master of Science (MS) Child, youth and family studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Family science
Master of Science (MS) Child development/early childhood education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human sciences Child, youth and family studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human sciences Medical family therapy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human sciences Gerontology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Child development/early childhood education
Master of Science (MS) Family financial planning
Master of Science (MS) Marriage and family therapy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Family and consumer sciences education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

76
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 2.63%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.63%
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Marriage and family therapy, child development/early childhood education, family financial management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. Julie Johnson
Chair
Phone: 402-472-2957