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Human Development and Social Intervention

New York University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
21540 USD/year
21540 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

Human Development and Social Intervention (HDSI) from New York University prepares you to pursue a career as a research project director, research coordinator, grant writer, research scientist, and more. In addition, you’ll be ready to pursue doctoral study in the social sciences, such as human development, public policy, or social and community psychology.

Overview

The MA in Human Development and Social Intervention program from New York University offers a distinct curriculum that emphasizes the practical skills of research design and methods, grant writing, and grant management, and program development and evaluation -- all from a community psychology perspective. 

The curriculum is firmly rooted in the traditions of community, social, personality, and developmental psychology.We teach our students to understand the social, cognitive, emotional, and health development across the lifespan, and socioecological factors that influence the contexts and systems in which people develop.

Careers and Outcomes

Our alumni hold positions such as:

  • Research project directors/coordinators
  • Grant writers
  • Research scientists
  • Program evaluators in university-based research centers, community agencies, hospitals, school systems, and private industry

Programme Structure

In your required courses, you will learn:

  • Theories of human development.
  • Theories and techniques of preventive and promotive interventions.
  • Theories and concepts related to culture and context in various settings.
  • Strategies to conceptualize and analyze individual and social change.
  • Research methodologies for program management and evaluation.
  • Grant preparation and grant management.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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