Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Family Studies & Interventions
Walden University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Human & Social Services is an online human services degree from Walden University with a concentration in Family Studies & Interventions.  This online marriage and family therapy program examines the special needs of underrepresented or marginalized populations including low income, single parent, gay and lesbian families, bisexual, and transgender, as well as how human services professionals can help with these needs.  Courses explore a broad spectrum of theoretical and clinical approaches to intervention, helping students recognize special treatment considerations within diverse client delivery systems and develop multimodal therapeutic approaches.  You will be prepared for careers that include:

  • Community worker in family agency
  • Special needs assessment
  • Food and housing worker

All students in the Human and Social Services program at Walden will complete courses in the broader human services field.  The curriculum includes courses that improve your effectiveness and professional skills within a global context.  Students develop holistic, interprofessional perspectives that better equip them to help individuals, families, and organizations navigate social services.

The program is not designed to lead to professional licensure.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Additional materials may be requested

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island