12 months
900 USD/credit 27000 USD/year
900 USD/credit 27000 USD/year
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The Master of Professional Studies in Sexual Health is a fully online, 30-credit degree program developed in partnership with the Institute for Sexual and Gender Health in the University of Minnesota Medical School.


Using the Human Sexuality Certificate as a core component, the MPS in Sexual Health at University of Minnesota meets the unique needs of aspiring or current sex therapists, sex educators, and others working in related practices.

    Why Choose the MPS in Sexual Health?

  • It’s innovative. You can earn up to three career-advancing credentials: two stackable graduate certificates and one master's degree. (Watch our Stackable Credential video to learn more.)
  • It’s timely. Learn up-to-date, evidence-based practices in sexual health along with a broad overview of the human sexuality field.
  • It's accessible. Our fully online degree is open to qualified applicants from around the globe.
  • It’s relevant. The foundational coursework will count toward the Core Knowledge Area requirements of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) for the Sex Educator, Counselor, and Therapist certification 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy in Human Sexuality: Cutting-Edge Analyses
  • Perspectives and Practices in Sexual Health Education
  • Sexual Pleasure and Intimacy
  • Health Care for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Adults
  • Dimensions of Sexual Functioning
  • Sex and Relationship Therapy

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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30 SCH



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English requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

bachelor's degree from an accredited post-secondary US institution or its foreign equivalentan undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00*

a commitment to the field of human sexuality through previous study, work, volunteer service, professional organizational involvement, etc.

Professional statement: 1−2 pages articulating your career goals as related to the degree

Diversity statement: Optional

Extenuating Circumstances statement: If your undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, please provide an explanation

Two letters of recommendation


Resume or CV

Application fees: International ($95.00) / U.S. citizen/permanent resident ($75.00)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 900 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 900 USD per credit during 12 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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