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Applied Human Development and Family Sciences

Program Summary

The graduate program in applied human development and family sciences is developed by you, the student, in cooperation with your advisor to create a customized learning experience to enhance your career. Besides the required courses, you can add an individualized focus by supplementing your schedule with courses outside the department or you can specialize in marriage and family therapy.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Health and Human Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Applied Human Development and Family Sciences

Specializations Available:

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 January 15 (Firm Deadline)
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

Human Development and Family Sciences
118 Wirtz Hall
Program website
facs@niu.edu
815-753-1543

Director of Graduate Studies
Thomas Pavkov
tpavkov@niu.edu

Application Contact
Sherry Fang
ssfang@niu.edu

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