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The University of Tennessee

Department of Child and Family Studies

Knoxville, TN


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The University of Tennessee / Department of Child and Family Studies is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Child and family studies
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students


Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 13.64%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported


Male (11%)
Female (88%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (11)

Location & Contact

Address Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. Gary Peterson
Phone: 865-974-1000