M.Sc. Blended

Human Services

Mercer University

24 months
7380 USD/year
7380 USD/year
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Mercer University’s Master of Science in Human Services qualifies individuals to pursue leadership positions in the field. Students learn how to close the gap between people, communities, and resources to improve healthcare services.


Key facts

 Two program concentrations offer specialized studies of specific populations:

  • Child and Adolescent Services focuses on promoting social change by supporting and advocating for young community members.
  • Gerontology Services prepares professionals to work with aging adult populations through direct services or policy administration.

Designed for busy and working adults

The M.S. in Human Services is offered at Mercer University’s Henry County location in a blended format. Coursework is scheduled in a combination of in-person and online meetings that occurs over eight-week terms. Opportunities to make connections with faculty and classmates are offered across all formats, including online classes. Students can comfortably take two classes per week and maintain a work-life balance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Ethics for Human Services Professionals
  • Families in Culture
  • Human Services Systems, Policies, and Procedures
  • Grantmaking
  • Human Behavior and Leadership
  • Marketing, Resource Development, and Entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $35 Non-refundable Application Fee ($100 for International Applicants)
  • MAT or GRE Test Score
  • Unofficial MAT or GRE Test Score
  • Transcripts from All Previously Attended Institutions
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Résumé: Applicants must submit a current résumé.
  • Interview

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

  •  Evaluation of Foreign Credentials
  • Official Translations
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The TOEFL or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test is required for international applicants whose primary language is not English.
  • Financial Guarantee
  • Visa Status

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3690 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3690 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Doraville

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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