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Family and Consumer Sciences Education - Master of Arts in Educational Studies, Workforce Development and Education

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The Master of Arts degree specialization in Family and Consumer Sciences Education prepares professionals for careers as licensed teachers in public and private schools. The master’s degree is the path for students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree. Specializing in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from Ohio State prepares you to become an effective teacher who knows and uses the best teaching practices available to make a difference in student learning with a unique focus on families, work and their relationships. 

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Career Paths 

Family and consumer sciences education teacher for 7-12th grade 
Family and consumer sciences education teacher in two-year colleges 
Technology person
Extension educator
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Entry-level management in a variety of business and industry settings.
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Degree Requirements 

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Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to human sciences

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Autumn, Spring, and Summer Semester

Deadline to apply

October 1 for spring semester;
March 1 for summer term;
April 1 for autumn semester

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Licensure Disclosure 

Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at

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