Find Your Graduate Program

Each College of Human Sciences graduate program is designed to give you opportunities. From hands-on field experiences to high-tech labs, you will emerge as an academic and career professional, equipped with the analytical skills and knowledge to influence the lives of others.

The following links will help you get started:

Apparel, Merchandising, and Design

Master of Science (on-campus or distance hybrid)

Master of Science (non-thesis) (on-campus or distance-hybrid)

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy (distance-hybrid)

Diet and Exercise

Bachelor’s/Master’s Program


Master of Professional Practice in Dietetics


The Division of Higher Education offers the following degree options and certificate programs. For more information (including Student Affairs and Community College Leadership area of emphases), please refer to the SOE website:

Division of Higher Education

Doctor of Philosophy (one area of emphasis)

Doctor of Education (one area of emphasis)

Master of Education (two areas of emphasis)

Postsecondary Teaching Certificate

TLLP is comprised of four areas and three certificate options, with a variety of emphasis areas for specialization. In addition, TLLP offers educator preparation programs that can lead to licensure recommendation. For more information, please refer to the SOE website:

Division of Teaching, Learning, Leadership, and Policy (TLLP)

Doctor of Philosophy (7 areas of emphasis)

Doctor of Education (1 area of emphasis)

Master of Education (5 areas of emphasis)

Master of Science (4 areas of emphasis)

Educator preparation programs (3 areas of emphasis, 2 M.Ed., 1 M.A.T)

Instructional Design, certificate

Literacy Coaching, certificate (online)

Special Education Instructional Strategist II

School of Education Certificate Program

Applied Research in the Human Sciences

Education for Social Justice

Event Management

Master of Science (online)

Family and Consumer Sciences

Dietetics – Master’s of Family and Consumer Sciences (online, *no longer accepting new applicants)

Family Financial Planning – Master’s of Family and Consumer Sciences (online)

Family Financial Planning (FFP) Graduate Certificate (online)

Gerontology- Graduate Certificate (online)

Gerontology- Master’s of Family and Consumer Sciences (online)

Youth Development- Master’s of Family and Consumer Sciences (online)

Youth Development Specialist Graduate Certificate (online)

Youth Program Management and Evaluation Graduate Certificate (online)

Food Science and Technology

Master of Science – Food Science and Technology

Doctor of Philosophy – Food Science and Technology

Food Safety and Defense Graduate Certificate (CALS)


Master of Science 

Master of Science (non-thesis) 

Gerontology – Master’s of Family and Consumer Sciences (online)

Gerontology Graduate Minor (on campus)

Gerontology Graduate Certificate (online)

Doctor of Philosophy

Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management Master of Science

Master of Science (non-thesis) (distance-hybrid)

Hospitality Management Doctor of Philosophy

Distance Doctor of Philosophy (DDP) (distance-hybrid)

Human Development and Family Studies

Master of Science

Doctor of Philosophy


Master of Science in Kinesiology

Doctoral Program in Kinesiology

Master’s of Athletic Training


Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences Master of Science

Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences Doctor of Philosophy

Online/Distance Education

Distance Education CHS Graduate Programs