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Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Education and Professional Studies

FCSE Masters/Endorsement Program

 

Family & Consumer Sciences Education

Masters/Endorsement

Teacher Preparation Program


The Family and Consumer Sciences Education graduate program is part of a consortium of universities that are connected through Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA).

While CWU is your home university where you will apply, register for courses and receive your diploma, you will benefit from the diverse perspectives and unique strengths brought by classmates and expert faculty at partner universities.

As a student in CWU’s Family and Consumer Sciences Education graduate program, you will achieve your personal and professional goals through convenient, flexible, high-quality coursework you can complete anytime, anywhere. You will learn from expert faculty who bring real-life experience to the coursework and are committed to helping you transition your learning beyond the online classroom into your career.


There are 3 pathways for the graduate program in Family and Consumer Sciences Education.

  • Master of Science Degree: Specialization Family and Consumer Sciences Education with Initial Vocational Teaching Certification

This pathway is a program of study for students with a bachelor’s degree in a related field who seek initial teacher certification or license in Family and Consumer Sciences Education or are currently working as a Family and Consumer Sciences teacher with a conditional certificate.

*Standards for teaching certification vary by state.  Students are responsible for identifying and meeting requirements in a state other than Washington where they want to be certified.  This program is aligned to meet the Washington State certification requirements.

Click here to see Program of Study for Initial Teaching Certification pathway.

  • Master of Science Degree: Specialization Family and Consumer Sciences Education

This pathway is a program of study for certificated professionals in Family and Consumer Sciences Education who seek professional development and career advancement. This program provides continuing education to maintain and sustain high-quality FCS programs in middle, secondary schools, and other settings.

Click here to see Program of Study for MS with specialization in FCS pathway.

  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education Endorsement

This pathway is a program of study is for certified teachers who seek to add a Family and Consumer Sciences endorsement. This pathway is for endorsement only and does not include a master's degree. 

Click here to see Program of Study for FCS Endorsement pathway.


To get started today:

 Step 1 (Master's Degree Students): Submit your university application.

Step 1 (Endorsement Only Students): Submit a Post Baccalaureate Application.

Step 2: Submit your program application and GPIDEA Student Acknowledgment Form.

Complete the online Program Application for your specified pathway.

Sign and email GPIDEA Student Acknowledgement Form to Dr. Bree Devlin.

Unofficial transcripts will need to be attached to the program application. 

Admission is considered only after all application materials have been received and reviewed.  

Step 3: Follow up.

Approval of transcript analysis will be returned to the student.  Acceptance to the program email will be sent to the student.  Student and Program Director, Dr. Bree Devlin will work together to establish a Plan of Study.

Step 4: Begin course work.

Enroll in courses through MyCWU and complete coursework on Canvas.


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