Master of Science in Human Sciences
Marriage and Family Studies
is predicated on the needs of its target clientele to provide knowledge in an area that has a high impact on the overall well-being of couples, families and the community especially the underserved population that includes single parent families, underscored by a low rate of marriages and high rates of divorce. At the graduate level, the program provides a strong understanding of counseling principles and strategies to prepares students seeking licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist or a professional counselor in the state of Texas. Through practical instruction students also gain experience recognizing mental and emotional disorders and resolving marriage and family conflict related to divorce, child rearing and family structure.