A master of science degree is offered in the Department of Consumer Sciences (CSM) with coursework focused on Consumer Economics or Family Financial Planning and Counseling. More information can be found at Graduate Required Courses.
Students must complete 30 hours of coursework. A minimum of 24 semester hours of course credit, including a research methods course, two courses in statistics, and 15 hours in courses in the area of study. Students complete 6 credit hours of thesis research and write a thesis. A manuscript of publishable quality based on the thesis research is expected of each Plan I degree candidate.