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Child and Family Studies


Chairperson:  JoAnn Johnson
Address: B109 Education Building
Phone: 320.308.2132


Licensure in Parent Education (28-34 credits) View Details

Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • The GRE is not required.
  • Complete Graduate Studies application with three recommendations and an essay.


  • See program website for information on applying for teacher licensure.
  • A GPA of 2.75 or higher must be maintained for successful completion of the licensure track.

Program Requirements

This program provides coursework leading to eligibility for licensure. Child Development: CFS 521, CFS 631. Family Development: CFS 515, CFS 522. Parent Education Methods: CFS 625, CFS 665, CFS 635, CFS 645, CFS 666, Student Teaching requirement, CFS 675


Parent Education Electives, 6 credits: Previous course work in education, child psychology or family studies may be accepted to meet this licensure requirement. Consult with the advisor to determine which courses can be counted as electives. CFS 626, CFS 627, CFS 632, CFS 636, CFS 646, CFS 654, CFS 655

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