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Family Science

Miami University

48 months
Duration
35936 USD/year
35936 USD/year
15909 USD/year
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About

This Family Science program from Miami University explores diverse families (culturally and socioeconomically) throughout the life span. 

Overview

Students who major in Family Science program from Miami University should be interested in learning how individuals and families interact, want to help solve problems related to families, and have good communication skills.

In either your junior or senior year, you'll get professional experience in a real setting, such as a social service agency, a school's family resource center, a nursing home, a group home, or a summer camp.

The program emphasizes your development of critical thinking skills, a family systems perspective, and family diversity, including issues of class, cross-cultural, multicultural, traditional, and non-traditional families.

Careers

Graduates are prepared for careers in social service agencies, business, child care, and other organizations in roles as administrators, consultants, and educators (in community, agency, and school settings). You are also prepared to pursue graduate work in various specializations.

Employment possibilities are increasing with growing demand for quality child care, parenting education, marriage enrichment, adjustment-to-divorce programs, communications training, and other related programs.

Human services encompasses a broad range of career possibilities. You could be a child care provider, family counselor or therapist, work with the YMCA/YWCA or other community organization, retirement home, youth organization, crisis center, or halfway house. You could also work as a stress management specialist, divorce adjustment workshop leader, recreation specialist, family wellness program coordinator, or family life educator

In business, you might work as a corporate child care director or consultant, in human resources or personnel management, or customer relations. Some graduates do research as a demographer, public opinion pollster, or policy evaluator for families with special needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family relationships
  • Child development
  • Social welfare
  • Intergenerational relationships
  • Decision making in couple relationships
  • Marital satisfaction
  • Family economics
  • Family poverty
  • Family policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of formal secondary education in a pre-university curriculum
  • English language ability at a level sufficient to undertake a full course of study
  • Documentation of financial support adequate to cover all educational and living expenses
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT) scores (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35936 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35936 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    15909 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15909 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Oxford

1095 - 1807 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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