24 months
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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.

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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. 

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.

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

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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

    466 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    466 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    466 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.

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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