Graduate Pathway in Human Development and Family Science

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Human Development will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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Your course options

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Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of an undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
6 January 2020 11 December 2020 2 Semesters
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$26,000

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA. No grade below B. No I or W grades.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of an undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
6 January 2020 8 May 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$14,960

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA. No grade below B. No I or W grades.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2020 7 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$26,790
11 January 2021 10 December 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$26,790

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$15,419
11 January 2021 7 May 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
$15,419

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
16 August 2021 6 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
10 January 2022 9 December 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
16 August 2021 10 December 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
10 January 2022 6 May 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
22 August 2022 5 May 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
16 January 2023 8 December 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
22 August 2022 9 December 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
16 January 2023 5 May 2023 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of an undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
6 January 2020 11 December 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$26,000

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of an undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
6 January 2020 8 May 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$14,960

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2020 7 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$26,790
11 January 2021 10 December 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$26,790

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$15,419
11 January 2021 7 May 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
$15,419

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
16 August 2021 6 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
10 January 2022 9 December 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
16 August 2021 10 December 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
10 January 2022 6 May 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
22 August 2022 5 May 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
16 January 2023 8 December 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of 4-year undergraduate degree in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students without background coursework in human development may have to complete up to 3 pre-requisites as part of their Pathway. Students without a background in human development, psychology or sociology may apply and will take the required prerequisites during the Pathway.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We want to make sure you have the opportunity to reach your educational goals by providing you with opportunities for financial support. We have scholarships available for both direct entry and Pathway students that can be applied to your tuition. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
22 August 2022 9 December 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
16 January 2023 5 May 2023 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class duration:

12-15 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.0 GPA

No grade below B

No I or W grades

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