Health and Human Services - Child and Family Studies: Combined BA/EdM

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About the Program

The Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Program and the Graduate School of Education offer a combined degree between the Health and Human Services–Child and Family Studies major and the Master’s in Education (EdM) program. This unique five-year program incorporates undergraduate and graduate coursework leading to a combined bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Services–Child and Family Studies and the Early Childhood/Childhood Education Master’s in Education. This program will prepare a student to teach children from birth through grade 6.

Students who join the program will be expected to complete requirements set forth by both the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Program and the Graduate School of Education in order to maintain status within the program.

Current University at Buffalo students can apply to the program by contacting advisors Mr. Matthew Doino at mjdoino@buffalo.edu or Mrs. Louise Lalli at lmlalli@buffalo.edu. Prospective students should refer to the University at Buffalo Admissions Website.

Please visit the Graduate School of Education for further information.

Prerequisite Courses

  • SSC 103: Introduction to Health and Human Services
  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology

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