A master of science degree is offered through the College of Human Environmental Sciences where students may take courses in the Department of Consumer Sciences (CSM) with coursework focused on Consumer Economics. 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 HES 509, two courses in statistics, and 15 hours in courses in the area of study are required. Students must complete 6 credit hours of thesis research and write a thesis. A final oral examination is required upon completion of the thesis, and a manuscript of publishable quality based on the thesis research is expected of each Plan I degree candidate.