Applied Youth, Family, and Community Education

This Master's of Education graduate program focuses on educational programming for youth and families within communities. The curriculum prepares students to assume leadership roles in educational and human services organizations.

As a community-based educator, extension educator, or a human service professional you might be interested in graduate education to improve your career opportunities.

Students are required to take 31 to 35 credits and write either a professional paper or thesis.

This graduate program prepare students to assume leadership roles in education and human service organizations whose goals are to support and enhance the well-being of youth and families within community settings. Through this graduate program, students are to:

  • design, implement, and evaluate educational programs for youth and families
  • interpret relevant research in youth and family education
  • apply research and problem-solving strategies to increase professional effectiveness.