Master's Program

The Master of Science degree in Human Environmental Sciences is offered by the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. The program is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. All courses are taught by graduate faculty in Human Environmental Sciences. Select a concentration that best matches your academic and professional goals. 

Program at a glance:

  • 30 hours total | Thesis and Non-thesis options available
  • Online options are available depending on concentration | 2-3 year program completion
  • Must be admitted to the University of Arknasas Graduate School first | GRE optional 
  • 50% of courses taken must be 5000-6000 level
  • 3 hours of research methods required for program completion
  • 3 hours of statistics required for program completion

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Program Information

Program Contact
Amanda Terrell, Ph.D.
Graduate Coordinator


Costs and Funding


Forms and Resources

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development

  • Available 100% online with on campus options
  • Advanced study of theories and applications in textiles, apparel production, and merchandising
  • Master both academic and industry competencies in the apparel and retail industry
  • Impactful and real-world research study opportunities
Hospitality Innovation

Hospitality Management

  • Available 100% online with campus options
  • Curriculum specializes in event, hotel and restaurant management, and is tailored to professionals who desire new skills and knowledge
  • Explore how to develop quality food, accommodations, events and activities to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Learn to apply theories and concepts to real-world problems
Nutrition Masters Degree

Human Nutrition

  • On campus interactive learning experience
  • Advanced study of nutritional biochemistry and impact on human health and disease
  • Training in nutritional science research methods and the interpretation of nutrition and human health research
  • Graduates are prepared for diverse careers in dietetics and nutritional sciences
Human Development and Family Studies Online Masters

Human Development and Family Sciences

  • Available with online and campus options
  • Program covers subjects in development and relationships throughout a lifespan
  • Graduates are qualified for advanced careers in a variety of human services fields
  • 100% online focus area in Gerontology