Urban setting

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North Dakota State University / Department of Human Development and Family Science is located in Fargo, ND, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Youth development
Master of Science (MS) Family financial planning
(Certificate) Family financial planning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Gerontology
(Certificate) Gerontology

Earning Your Degree

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



Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1


Focus of faculty research: Family therapy, resilience, parenting, adolescent development, mental health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1340 Administration Avenue
Fargo, ND  58102
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Blodgett Salafia
Graduate Coordinator
Email: elizabeth.salafia@ndsu.edu
Phone: 701-231-7099