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Multidisciplinary Human Services Specialization Master of Science in Human Services

School of Public Service Leadership

Overview

Strengthen your ability to make a difference in your community. This online master's program in multidisciplinary human services advances the collaboration, advocacy and communication skills you need to create community value. 

Designed around educational standards in the field, this Master’s Degree in Human Services specialization deepens your understanding of the human services field, while offering a wide choice of electives that allows you to personalize the program to fit your goals. You may also be able to leverage prior graduate coursework through transfer credits

As part of Capella University's broad portfolio of public service leadership offerings, this Master's Degree in Human Services features a multidisciplinary approach to public service education that brings together faculty and learners from public administration, public safety, and health care, professions that often must work together to address complex public sector challenges. Students benefit because they gain an in-depth understanding of their specialized professions in the context of the larger public service environment.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Multidisciplinary Human Services from Capella, you'll apply knowledge, theory, and research to professional practice, and communicate professionally to various stakeholders within public service fields. You'll also apply a multidisciplinary approach to decision making for individual and community issues.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in multidisciplinary human services include program or case coordinator, social service administrator, grant writer, housing specialist, residential counselor, director of community service or human services clinician. Potential workplaces and fields include: child welfare/children's services, criminal justice/corrections, educational institutions, government, health care, mental health or private sector.

Detailed Program Information

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Classes Start August 7th

Masters in Human Services Online Degree Program - Capella University

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Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy–you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$531 per credit, 48 total quarter credits, 12 max transfer credits

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

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10% Military Discount

Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a discount.

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Transfer Credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. 

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Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Advisors

Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our advisors–they know all about the details of your program.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Career Center

For this team, it’s more than resumes and interview tips. It’s about thoughtful and strategic career planning–beyond graduation.

Masters in Human Services Online Degree Program - Capella University

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