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Family and Community Services

Kansas State University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
12518 USD/year
6099 USD/year
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About

The Family and Community Services degree at Kansas State University is uniquely concerned with understanding families and the development, evaluation, and management of program services to them in community context.

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Overview

The Family and Community Services program at Kansas State University is designed to create better online educational opportunities for family and community science professionals such as Extension agents and for spouses in military service families. 

The M.S. degree in Family and Community Services will prepare graduates for individual and family services professions that are similar to some positions in social work but distinct from counseling positions. 

Career

Career options for students in family and community services include:

  • county extension service programs
  • military community services
  • family advocacy programs
  • child development centers
  • consumer credit counseling
  • community service programs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations and Principles of Family and Community Services
  • Family Resource Management
  • Family Dynamics
  • Lifespan Development
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Resilience in Families
  • Program Administration and Management
  • Program Design, Evaluation, and Implementation
  • Parenting Education
  • Crises Across the Lifespan

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students: Applications are accepted year around

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.
3 (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).
6.5 (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.
79 (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

  • An applicant to the Graduate School at Kansas State University must have a bachelor's degree substantially the same as the ones granted by Kansas State University. That is, it must represent a broad range of courses in the basic academic disciplines. Applicants whose degrees do not meet these standards may be denied admission to graduate degree programs at Kansas State University.
  • Admission is denied to applicants holding bachelor's degrees with a significant amount of credit for work that was not supervised by a faculty member of an accredited college or university or evaluated in units that identify the academic content. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12518 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6099 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6099 USD per year and a duration of 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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