48 months
Duration
7656 USD/year
7656 USD/year
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About

Family Science from Mississippi University for Women is a discipline that focuses on families, the challenges they face, and how to help them meet those challenges, and improve their quality of life.

Overview

Family Science from Mississippi University for Women is based on social sciences, which means you will take courses in research design, data analysis, and theory. This scientific background will help you understand how research, theory, and practice are related, and how you can apply this information to your work with families. 

Careers

  • Case managers
  • Child welfare specialists
  • Juvenile justice specialist
  • Victim advocates
  • Substance abuse prevention and treatment services workers
  • Care home activities directors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Issues 
  • Management of Family Resources 
  • Special Topics 
  • Marriage and the Family 
  • Issues in Families: Work and Volence 
  • Women's Experiences ot Family Lite 
  • Theories in Family Studies 
  • Independent Study in Family Studies 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for undergraduate admissions and submit $40 application fee. 
  • Official transcripts from your high school or secondary institution. Leaving certificates are acceptable as well.
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS scores and ACT (18 or higher) or SAT (960 or higher) scores.
  • Statements of Financial Backing. Bank statements and letters of financial support should be provided.
  • Student Health Agreement Form. 
  • Complete the College Prep Curriculum with a minimum 3.2 GPA

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7656 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3828 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7656 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3828 USD per semester during 48 months.

Tuition for summer option is $3,712.50 per semester.

Living costs for Columbia

800 - 1300 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.

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