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Family & Community Services (M.S.)

Building community through communication

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Communities need communicators with passion, skill and relatability to thrive. SDSU’s Master’s in Human Sciences—Family & 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. Choose from two program paths — (1) drafting a thesis or dissertation as a capstone to your studies or (2) taking additional elective courses in Family & Community Services.


TAKE A LOOK AT THE FOUNDATION OF THE FAMILY & 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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    PROGRAM CONTACT

    Dr. Ann Michelle Daniels
    College of Counseling and Human Resource Development
    Phone: 605-688-4190
    Email: annmichelle.daniels@sdstate.edu

    SDSU GPIDEA COORDINATOR 

    Aimee Maher
    Phone: 605-688-4154
    Email: sdsu.GPIDEA@sdstate.edu

    SDSU CONTINUING & DISTANCE EDUCATION

    Phone: 605-688-4154
    Email: sdsu.distance@sdstate.edu
    Web: sdstate.edu/online

    SDSU GRADUATE ADMISSIONS

    Phone: 605-688-4181
    Email: gradschl@sdstate.edu
    Web: sdstate.edu/graduate