Family and Consumer Sciences - Ed.S.
Degree DetailsDegree: Education Specialist
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
Concentration: Family and Consumer Sciences
Department InformationCollege of Graduate Studies
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The hybrid Education Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Family and Consumer Sciences emphasizes a practical, professional approach to family dynamics and its impact on the classroom experiences and behavior of students. The strong research core of this program supports and informs the family-focused curriculum.
Students seeking admission to the Curriculum and Instruction Specialist in Education program (licensure, non-licensure, and post-baccalaureate) are required to have:
- GPA: at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in a graduate-level degree program from an accredited institution
- References: contact information for three references (name and email)
Requirements for Provisional Standing:
- Provisional standing may be requested by departmental evaluation when the graduate GPA is lower than 3.0. Teacher licensure standards may require a separate minimum GPA for licensure.
- To advance from provisional to full admission, a student must earn a minimum 3.0 GPA on the first nine (9) hours of graduate study.
International candidates are required to demonstrate competency in spoken and written English by taking appropriate standardized tests. See accepted standardized tests and minimum required scores »