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Human Services

Webster University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
18000 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Human Services degree at Webster University prepares students for careers improving human service delivery systems and enacting positive changes through leadership in the social services field.

Overview

Informed by Webster’s core values of inclusivity, social justice and global perspective, the human services curriculum teaches graduate students how to assist and empower diverse individuals, groups, families, and communities in need of assistance. Human services students learn to challenge their interpersonal assumptions and develop a culturally-competent approach to caring for all who need it.

Expert faculty provide a learning environment that fosters critical thinking, welcomes local and global perspectives, and encourages field experience so that human services alumni have the theoretical and skill-based background necessary to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

The Human Services curriculum at Webster University is designed to prepare students for professional careers in human and social service agencies. The curriculum incorporates interdisciplinary local and global perspectives and knowledge, which facilitate the interpretation, analysis, synthesis and communication of human services concepts, theories and skills.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze the scope of social and human conditions that promote or inhibit effective human services delivery systems, policies and outcomes.
  • Identify core human services ethics, values, systems and skills. 
  • Evaluate policy or process recommendations to improve the functioning of human service agencies and interventions.
  • Apply current research-based knowledge, theories, skills and ethics in a human services context.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations in Human Services
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Organization and Systems Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Research and Assessment in Gerontology
  • Field Experience 
  • Human Services Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application and the $50 application fee.
  • For an initial admission decision, students may submit scanned copies of their final, original transcripts.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Essay or Resume/(CV)
  • Letter of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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