Graduate programs

The graduate curriculum is structured to allow graduate students to custom design their own program of study (POS). Other than core requirements, students, with approval of their Program of Study Committee, may select from all available graduate coursework to complete the degree. This flexible option is designed to meet the unique needs of our graduate students:

Masters (MS) curriculum

MS/PhD curriculum and Doctorate (PhD) curriculum (includes masters core courses)

Master of Family and Consumer Sciences

Graduate certificates

Graduate minor


  • PhD median time to degree: 4.6 years
  • PhD assistantship students receive 100% tuition remission
  • MS median time to degree: 2.25 years
  • MS assistantship students receive 50% tuition remission