College of Education and Human Development

Family Social Science

Resources for current graduate students

Welcome to family social science

It is our goal to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment that supports your academic and personal success. If you are unable to find the resource or information you need, please contact us at

Graduate student handbooks, checklists, and poster resources

If you are a current or prospective MA, MA/PhD and PhD student, the online Family Social Science Graduate Handbook is your guide to your graduate education.

If you are interested in the PhD specialization in couple and family therapy, please review information in the Couple and Family Therapy Program Manual. [PDF]

If you are a current or prospective Parent and Family Education Program student, the Parent and Family Education Program Manual holds important information about licensure, online coursework, tuition and financial aid, and more.

Register for courses at One Stop.

FSoS financially supports graduate students with department assistantships, fellowships, and travel funds. The Funding page also links to college and university funding opportunities.

Checklists are located online in the FSOS Graduate Program Handbook under each degree program's "program requirements and timeline" page.

Research poster resources can be found on the Graduate Handbook's Poster and Printing Resources page.

Handbooks and program manuals archives

All other handbooks and manuals for previous years are now archived on the Family Social Science Graduate Handbook site.