Child, Youth and Family Studies offers programs of study leading to both the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. The department also offers several graduate certificates for those wanting to specialize in particular areas of study. Master's degrees are offered both on-campus and on-line. These programs prepare students with the skills they need to work in the modern human services market place. Emphasis in these programs is on innovation in curriculum development and service delivery. The doctoral programs prepare students for leadership roles in research, practice, and education.