24 months
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648 USD/credit
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Students who have completed the requirements for the Counseling and Human Resource Development - Marriage and Family Counseling at South Dakota State University  and graduated from the program are endorsed for counseling in a marriage and family setting. Many marriage and family counselors work in private practice. 

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Overview

Students who successfully complete this 60-credit hour specialization will earn a Master of Science in Counseling and Human Resource Development specializing in Marriage and Family Counseling. 

The specialization in Marriage and Family Counseling is designed to meet the requirements of the South Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners. 

Once graduates complete an approved supervised clinical experience and pass the appropriate examinations, they are eligible for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. 

This Counseling and Human Resource Development - Marriage and Family Counseling  at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Have a desire to help people
  • Work well with diverse groups of people
  • Are an analytical thinker
  • Are inquisitive
  • Have strong listening, speaking and problem-solving skills

Career Opportunities

  • Marriage and Family Counselor

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research and Evaluation in Counseling and Human Development 
  • Developmental Issues in Counseling 
  • Theories of Counseling 
  • Professional Issues and Ethics 
  • Counseling the Family 
  • Couples and Advanced Family Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

60 alternative credits

60 -61 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 to receive unconditional admission. 
  • A professional academic transcript evaluation for degrees earned outside the United States(This requirement cannot be waived unless your highest degree was earned or will be earned in the U.S. prior to enrollment at SDSU).
    • If you are completing your bachelor's degree at the time of application, you may submit an incomplete evaluation. If you are accepted, a complete transcript and/or evaluation with completed degree will be required by the end of your first semester of coursework.
  • Official U.S. transcripts where a degree is earned (or will be earned), and official U.S. transcripts where graduate level coursework has been taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    337 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 337 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

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

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.

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