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Human Sciences - Family and Community Services (online)

South Dakota State University

M.Sc. Online
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About

 By learning to understand these dynamics through Human Sciences - Family and Community Services (online) course at South Dakota State University , you will be prepared to assist families, communities and businesses and educate them in available resources.

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Overview

What if you understood people more easily? What if you learned how to provide others with what they need, how to navigate conflict and negotiate, and how to manage others effectively? An important role of social services is equipping individuals and their families to succeed in interpersonal relationships in order to achieve positive outcomes working and living within their communities. Communities need communicators with passion, skill and relatability to thrive. 

Earning a master’s degree in Human Sciences - Family and Community Services (online) course at South Dakota State University will provide you the flexibility to choose your future. Graduates work in community/agency settings, non-profit, governmental, and other entities that require advanced skills in leadership and organization.

Career Opportunities

  • County extension offices
  • Army community services
  • Family advocacy programs
  • Child development centers
  • Consumer credit counseling services
  • Emergency shelters
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Crisis centers
  • United Way

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Foundations and Principles of Community Service 
  • Parenting 
  • Family Resiliency
  • Program Administration and Management 
  • Family Resource Management 
  • Family Dynamics
  • Lifespan Development 
  • Crises Across the Lifespan

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants to the FCS/ADW programs must submit the documents below by April 1 for fall admission or October 1 for spring admission.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 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.
2.75 (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.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply to the Graduate School at least two months before the FCS/ADW deadline to allow for processing
  • The minimum GPA to apply is 2.75, however a 3.0 or higher is desired
  • GRE is not required
  • Resume
  • A one page, typed goal statement explaining your professional goals and how completion of this degree will assist you in meeting those goals
  • Three letters of recommendation prepared within the past year; one letter must come from an academic professor.

Tuition Fee

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    465 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 465 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

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