Master of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences Education (Great Plains IDEA)
Central Washington University

Program Details

The online Family and Consumer Sciences degree offers students two tracks: a teaching certification track and another non-licensure track for educators and professionals seeking career advancement.

This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.

The Family and Consumer Science program is offered through:

  • Texas Tech University
  • Central Washington
  • North Dakota State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • Bachelor's degree in family and consumer sciences or related area
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of goals

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities