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The Master of Science in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics degree at Grand Canyon University is an intensive survey of the family, its structures and its life cycle. By earning a mental health and wellness degree, you could blend your passion with a purpose for helping others. 

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Overview

Learn how to help families identify, understand and resolve conflicts, work toward functional relationships and embrace healthy, balanced family roles.

Using our interactive, digital learning platform, students will benefit from the diverse experiences and perspectives of their peers and fully qualified instructors. Students will closely examine multiple aspects of human nature, including behavioral, mental, spiritual, interpersonal and cognitive aspects. 

The Master of Science in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics degree at Grand Canyon University focuses intensely on family dynamics, including the practical applications of theories to promote health and wellness within the family system.

Careers

An in-depth knowledge of family dynamics and mental health will serve you well as you pursue a career in the mental health field. Graduates may choose to pursue work in the following settings:

  • Social service agencies
  • Outpatient or inpatient care facilities
  • Schools and universities
  • Mental health facilities
  • Military settings, including VA facilities

Some GCU graduates decide to apply for positions in churches and religious institutions, while others pursue careers in community health organizations. Some career opportunities may require additional qualifications or credentials.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in the Liberal Arts 
  • Introduction to Mental Health and Wellness 
  • Ethics and Cultural Diversity in Mental Health and Wellness 
  • Introduction to Family Dynamics & Systems 
  • Family Development
  • Parenting

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

34 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.
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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