Department of Human Development and Family Studies College of Human Environmental Sciences The University of Alabama

Department of Human Development and Family Studies College of Human Environmental Sciences The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
77%
23%
student ratio
26
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
75%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Human Development And Family Studies Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences (MSHES)
    • Parent And Family Life Education Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences (MSHES)
    • Marriage And Family Therapy Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences (MSHES) [Marriage and Family Therapy ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

75% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 24
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 75
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Female Percentage77%
    • Male Percentage23%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American15%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage77%
    • Male Percentage23%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchParent/child relationships, preschool curricula and quality measures for child care programs, family strengths and adolescent behaviors, depression in mothers and infants, word association and word learning in young children, bullying behaviors in children, attachment parenting, medical play therapy, socialization of young children, impact of daily experiences on relationship quality, re-entry of service members into civilian roles
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

College of Human Environmental Sciences
The University of Alabama

PO Box 870160
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Carroll Tingle

Chair

Phone: 205-348-6158
Fax: 205-348-8153
Email: ctingle@ches.ua.edu

Dr. Maria Hernandez-Reif

Professor

Phone: 205-348-5894
Fax: 205-348-8153
Email: mhernandez-reif@ches.ua.edu


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