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University of New Mexico

Program in Family Studies

Albuquerque, NM

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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Family Studies is located in Albuquerque, NM, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Family relations
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Family studies
Master of Arts (MA) Family life education
Master of Arts (MA) Human development in families

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
50%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Written paper, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Written paper, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 37.5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 12.5%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Home, community and school relations; multicultural issues; parent-child interactions; grandparents as primary caretakers for grandchildren; fathering; early childhood evaluation; early childhood development; globalization and indigenous cultures
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Albuquerque, NM  87131-2039
United States
Contact Dr. Ziarat Hossain
Program Coordinator
Email: zhossain@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-4162
Fax: 505-277-8361

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