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Department of Family and Child Sciences College of Human Sciences Florida State University

  • Tallahassee, FL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 75%25%
    student ratio
  • 48
    total students
  • $7,263 | $18,087
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 5
    fall application deadline
  • 48%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Marriage And Family Therapy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Family And Child Sciences Master of Science (MS)
    • Family Relations Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and preliminary examination; clinical examination (for marriage and family therapy)
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 35
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$7,263
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,087
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,335.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 5
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American15%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage79%
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFamily therapy, parent-child relations, distressed families and foster care, marital processes, relational interventions, family structural complexity
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$825,748

Location & Contact

Department of Family and Child Sciences

College of Human Sciences
Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL 32306
United States

Dr. Kay Pasley

Chair

Phone: 850-644-3217
Fax: 850-644-3439
Email: kpasley@admin.fsu.edu

Ms. Emily Fiore

Academic Support Assistant

Phone: 850-644-3217
Fax: 850-644-3439



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