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Family Science

Concordia University, St. Paul

M.A. Online
49 days
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395 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Arts in Family Science at Concordia University, St. Paul prepares professionals to work with societal issues influencing the family, including: economics, education, work-family issues, parenting, sexuality and gender.

Overview

Our approach to societal problems - such as substance abuse, domestic violence, unemployment, debt and child abuse - can be more effectively addressed from a perspective that considers the individual and family as part of larger systems.

The Family Science program from Concordia University, St. Paul focuses on healthy family functioning within a family-systems perspective, and provides a primarily preventive approach. The skills and knowledge needed for healthy functioning are widely known: strong communication skills, knowledge of typical human development, good decision-making skills, positive self-esteem, and healthy interpersonal relationships.

Students complete coursework to prepare for helping roles that focus on maintaining healthy families. The Master’s in Family Science degree program includes courses on parenting, family systems, child growth and development, family communication and relationships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Families In Society
  • Navigating the Oceans of Data and Information in Family Life Education
  • Systemic Dynamics of Families
  • Family Decision Making
  • Family Communication and Relationships
  • Intimate Relationships

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 49 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application: Create an account and submit our online application. Once submitted, you can follow your application process through the application portal.
  • Official College Transcripts: Submit official transcripts from an accreditor that is recognized by the US Department of Education stating the conferral of the Bachelor’s degree or higher with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    395 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 395 USD per credit and a duration of 49 days.
  • National

    395 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 395 USD per credit and a duration of 49 days.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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