Wayne State College

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Online Master's Degree

Total Hours: 36

Classes for the family and consumer sciences education master's degree program (curriculum and instruction - instructional leadership MSE) are available online.


Professional education core: 12 hours

  • EDU 603 Introduction to Educational Research and Design (3)
  • EDU 652 Instructional Theory and Practice (3)
  • EDU 658 Fundamentals of Curriculum Dev. PK-16  (3) 
  • EDU 674 History and Philosophy of Education (3)

Family and consumer sciences concentration: 15 hours

  • FCS 610 Instructional Techniques and Curriculum Development in FCS (3)
  • FCS 615 Curr. Trends and Issues in FCS (3)

Plus nine (9) hours from the following:

  • FCS 505 Special Topics in FCS (3-9)
  • FCS 591 Special Project (3)
  • FCS 597/697 Internship (3)
  • FCS 695 Independent Study (3)

Electives: 9 hours

Classes level 600 or above


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Licensing and Certification: This program is designed for teachers who are already certified in this content area as an opportunity to go deeper into their specialty while simultaneously earning a master’s degree. This program does not meet initial certification/licensure requirements through the Nebraska Department of Education. It has not been determined if this program meets requirements for all other states. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Nebraska, please check that state's licensing board to determine their licensing requirements. Learn more.