Human Development, Master of Arts (M.A.)

Thesis or Non-thesis option: 30 credits

The M.A. program requires 30 credit hours and offers both a thesis option (24 hours of courses plus 6 hours of thesis) and a non-thesis option (24 hours of courses plus 6 hours of supervised placement in an organization and accompanying papers).Courses in biological, social, cognitive, and personality development and in quantitative methods and a written comprehensive examination are required for all master's degrees.

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
EDHD690History and Systems in Human Development3
EDMS645Quantitative Research Methods I3
EDHD720Social Development and Socialization Processes3
EDHD721Cognitive Development and Learning: An Introduction3
EDHD775Human Development and Neuroscience3
Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements
Select one of the following:15
Thesis:
General Linear Models I
Master's Thesis Research
Two electives approved by advisor
Non-Thesis:
Internship in Human Development
Three electives approved by advisor
Total Credits30