MHS in Child Protection with a concentration in Family Systems and Support
The master of human services in child protection with a concentration in family systems and support focuses on understanding human development at all ages, roles of family members, and effective support programs. Students will gain knowledge and proficiency in the assessment and evaluation of family support programs and be trained in public policy in family support systems.
Who should apply?
- Practitioners in social services, school guidance, or family counseling fields who wish to obtain graduate degrees and increase their expertise in their current field
- Individuals with bachelor's degrees who wish to obtain graduate degrees and increase their knowledge and skills with children, youth, and families
- Completed admission application packet, including nonrefundable application fee made payable to Nova Southeastern University
- Official transcripts indicating conferral of a bachelor's degree by a regionally accredited institution (minimum 2.5 grade point average required)
- Official transcripts from all previously attended postsecondary institutions
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal statement (essay) of 150-300 words
Convenient Delivery Options
Coursework for the family systems and support concentration is conducted entirely online. This approach allows students to receive and submit coursework and interact with participants and professors via the Internet. This distance delivery option allows busy professionals to complete their degrees without having to leave their jobs or travel long distances.
- Completion of all required courses
- Cumulative maintained grade point average of 3.0 or higher
- Completed application for degree