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Family and Community Services (M.S.)

Building community through communication


Communities need communicators with passion, skill and relatability to thrive. SDSU’s Master’s in Human Sciences — Family and Community Services online graduate program equips professionals to successfully serve our communities.

Through a 36-credit-hour program, you can earn yourself the knowledge and experience to assist children, adults and families in need. This program is a course-only option with an online question defense following the completion of all coursework. All classes need to be approved by an adviser.

Take a Look at the Foundation of the Family and Community Services Degree

Helping Families Thrive in Today’s World

  • Parenting
  • Family Resiliency
  • Family Resource Management
  • Family Dynamics

Human Development and You

  • Lifespan Development
  • Crises Across the Lifespan
  • Interpersonal Relationships

Managing Programs and Organizations

  • Foundations and Principles of Community Service
  • Program Administration and Management
  • Program Design, Evaluation and Implementation

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    Need more information?

    Program Contact

    Dr. Ann Michelle Daniels
    School of Education, Counseling and Human Development
    Phone: 405-802-8043

    SDSU GPIDEA Coordinator

    Aimee Maher
    Phone: 605-688-4154

    SDSU Continuing and Distance Education

    Phone: 605-688-4154

    SDSU Graduate Admissions

    Phone: 605-688-4181