Master of Science in Human Ecology

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The School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is pleased to offer a professional Master of Science in Human Ecology program beginning in fall 2017. The Master of Science in Human Ecology is an applied program aimed at preparing professionals who want to solve real societal problems and take on leadership roles within organizations that promote the well-being of individuals, families and communities.

Program focus areas include

  • Community Development and social change
  • Nonprofit leadership
  • Policies for family and community wellbeing
  • Family resilience
  • Family financial security and asset development
  • Early childhood development and intervention
  • Applied research and evaluation
  • Youth development
  • Social justice and human well-being
  • Consumer financial advocacy
  • Consumer analytics for businesses
  • State regulatory analysis
  • Extension education and engagement
  • Prevention science
  • Parent education and support
  • Couple relationships


Program Contacts

If you have any questions about the Master of Science in Human Ecology program please feel free to contact:

Eric MacKay, SoHE Graduate Program Coordinator

Prof. Stephen Small, Faculty Program Director

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