Family and Community Services, M.Sc. | Part time online | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | United States
30 months
996 USD/credit 14342 USD/year
996 USD/credit 14342 USD/year
341 USD/credit 4910 USD/year
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This 100% online master's degree program in Family and Community Services is offered through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in collaboration with seven universities as part of the The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA) Program, and equips you to help children, youth, adults, families and communities in a variety of ways.


Through the Family and Community Services program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln you will learn how to manage and evaluate programs; expand your knowledge about how lifespan development, stress and crisis and interpersonal dynamics impact individuals, families and communities; and pick from a variety of specialized topics such as families in poverty, grant development and family policy.   

Degree Program Outcomes

Students in this program will demonstrate:

  • A research-based perspective to understand individual, family, interpersonal and community dynamics across the lifespan
  • Knowledge and skills related to the design, implementation, evaluation and sustainability of family and community service programs
  • Essential knowledge and skills for leadership and management of family and community service programs
  • Knowledge of impact of diversity in the delivery of family and community services in a global society context
  • A commitment to practicing professional and ethical responsibility.

Programme Structure


  • Crises Across the Lifespan
  • Foundations and Principles in Family and Community Services
  • Lifespan Development
  • Family Dynamics
  • Administration and Program Management-FAM
  • Resilience in Families

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Rolling Deadline


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts and/or mark sheets showing the grades earned in each course
  • A diploma or certificate of graduation. (Not required if the transcript includes the name of the degree and the date it was conferred.)
  • The Diploma Supplement, if the degree is Bologna-compliant

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    14342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • In-State

    4910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 341 USD per credit during 30 months.


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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