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Kansas State University

School of Family Studies and Human Services

Manhattan, KS

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Kansas State University

Overview

Kansas State University / School of Family Studies and Human Services is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied family sciences
Master of Science (MS) Youth development
Master of Science (MS) Family and community service
Master of Science (MS) Communication sciences and disorders
Master of Science (MS) Couple and family therapy
(Graduate Certificate) Youth development
Master of Science (MS) Personal financial planning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Personal financial planning
(Graduate Certificate) Personal financial planning
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood education
Master of Science (MS) Life-span human development
(Graduate Certificate) Conflict resolution

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Other Advanced Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

182
Applied
53
Accepted
38
Enrolled
29%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 2 years (60 semester hours) of undergraduate study
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

142
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.86%
Black or African American 6.34%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7%
Asian 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.7%
Two or more races 2.82%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 4
Male (14)
Female (33)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health and security of military families, training in and evaluation of professional human services (marriage and couple therapy, family life education, treatment of speech and swallowing disorders, financial therapy), disorders of communication and swallowing, family and relationship development and health, financial decision-making
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,375,962

Location & Contact

Address 1700 Anderson Avenue
Justin Hall 303
Manhattan, KS  66506-1403
United States
Contact Dr. Dottie Durband
Director
Email: dottie@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-5510
Fax: 785-532-5505

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