Master of Arts in Human Development & Family Studies / Youth Development
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The online MA in Human Development & Family Studies with an emphasis in Youth Development is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to create, facilitate, and evaluate programs promoting healthy youth development. Graduates may pursue positions with such organizations as 4-H, Boys and Girls Clubs, cooperative extension, correctional facilities, faith-based groups, and non-profits.


  • Official transcript
  • A bachelor's degree 
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of purpose
  • TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or C1 Advanced score reports for applicants whose native language is not English

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission