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Human Services, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) , MA,
The Master of Science in Human Services (MSHS) Program from University of Massachusetts Boston offers a curriculum designed for professionals who aspire to become leaders in the human services field.

About

The curriculum of the Human Services Major from University of Massachusetts Boston prepares students for entry-level careers in human services and for further professional development and graduate education in this field. It seeks to provide the theoretical framework for the understanding of individual development and behavior, of family functioning and of the community environment and the interactions among each.

Program goal

The goal of the program is to prepare outstanding human services managers, program developers, and planners. Our graduates are practitioners who understand the core values that guide practice, and who have the technical knowledge and skills needed for human services management, program planning and evaluation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Services Policy
  • Ethical Issues in Human Services
  • Race, Culture and Ethnicity in Human Services
  • Research Methods
  • Legal Issues in Human Services
  • Information Technology for Management and Planning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Application deadline for national students: March 1st
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

To apply for admission to graduate study at UMass Boston, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of recognized standing, or an international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17466 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    14529 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14529 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8948 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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