The AHDFS program offers a Master of Science degree. The 30-credit hour graduate program focuses on the study of human development, family dynamics and their relations with the broader ecological context across the life span. This program offers students with a theoretical foundation and practical applications to promote well-being and healthy development of individuals, families and relationships. Graduates are prepared for professional positions in working with children, adolescents and families. The degree program also prepares students who wish to pursue doctoral studies in a related area.