The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, located in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, offers a program of study leading to a Master of Science degree. The Family and Consumer Sciences graduate degree program offers emphases in 3 areas:
The department has also partnered with the Department of Animal Science to offer a joint Master of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition.
Students may also be considered for the doctoral program in Biomedical Sciences.
The majority of accepted students’ course work will be in their designated discipline and related areas. All master’s degree options require a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework. Each student’s appointed committee will assist in formulating a plan of study within these program requirements. The objective of our graduate programs is to prepare students to:
Admission to our graduate program and selection for department-funded assistantships is highly competitive. Faculty in each program area will review the applications for their program area and priority consideration will be given to applicants who meet or exceed admission requirements and possess research interests that parallel those of the faculty. Applicants will also be evaluated based on their fit with the identified faculty member and whether the identified faculty member is currently accepting graduate students.
Admission requirements include:
Application packets for fall entry are due no later than March 1. Applications may be considered throughout the year if space in a program area is available.
To apply please complete the Online Application and submit the following:
Please direct questions to:
Dr. Bruce Cameron
Family and Consumer Sciences
1000 E. University Ave, Dept. 3354
Laramie, WY 82071
(307) 766-5686 (fax)