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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Human Sciences - Developmental Sciences

South Dakota State University

24 months
Duration
648 USD/credit
648 USD/credit
337 USD/credit
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About

The Human Sciences - Developmental Sciences course at South Dakota State University provides students with graduate training in an interdisciplinary field that examines human development across the lifespan in cultural, social, and family contexts.

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Overview

Students will complete advanced coursework in the areas of child, adolescent, and adult development with an emphasis in multiculturalism, diverse learners, and learning sciences. The specialization provides advanced training for individuals working in outreach and advocacy, health, and human services, education, and businesses and corporations.

This Human Sciences - Developmental Sciences course at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in human development and family studies, psychology, or other related field
  • Work well with other people
  • Are interested in the complexity of human relationships
  • Want to make a difference in people's lives
  • Have strong leadership, communication, and critical-thinking skills

Career Opportunities

  • Social service agencies (e.g., family resource center, family violence centers, health centers, mental health centers, community support programs, volunteer centers, non-profit organizations)
  • Child centers (e.g., before and after school programs, child care centers and preschools)
  • School-based intervention programs
  • Adolescent programs and centers (e.g., juvenile detention centers, group homes, youth programs)
  • Policy analyst

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research and Evaluation in Counseling and Human Development 
  • Multicultural Counseling and Human Relations 
  • Developmental Theory and Application
  • Cognitive Development 
  • Family Resiliency
  • Education in a Pluralistic Society

  • Adult Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
  • $465.80 per credit online

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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