May 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Prevention Science (M.S.)

The Department of Applied Human Sciences  offers a Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Science with a specialization in Prevention Science. The M.S. program in Prevention Science trains students in applying research-based knowledge to the development, implementation, evaluation, and administration of prevention programs designed to promote individual, family, and relationship health and well-being across the life course. Students who choose the thesis option will also develop research skills to investigate phenomena within the field of human development and family science. 

Requirements - at least 30 credits are required to complete the Master’s degree in Prevention Science.


Select one track.


Students interested in this option with questions about admissions should contact:

Michelle L. Toews, Ph.D.
Professor & Graduate Program Coordinator
Human Development & Family Science

College of Health and Human Sciences
Kansas State University
310 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506