Family and Community Services

Family and Community ServicesMaster of Science (M.S.)

Family and Community Services is an online graduate program provided by seven universities working in collaboration on The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA) Program.

Students in this program will demonstrate:

  • A research-based perspective to understand individual, family, interpersonal and community dynamics across the lifespan
  • Knowledge and skills related to the design, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability of family and community service programs
  • Essential knowledge and skills for leadership and management of family and community service programs
  • Knowledge of impact of diversity in delivery of family and community services in a global society context
  • A commitment to practicing professional and ethical responsibility.


  • Army Community Services
  • Pre/Post Deployment Assistance
  • Family Advocacy Program
  • Child Development Centers
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Services
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Crisis Center

Application to this program

Required materials:

Graduate Studies Application
Unofficial Transcripts
Statement of Professional Goals
Three Letters of Reference
Other Application Materials
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