Human & Health Services Administration (Online), M.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 33

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M577

Thesis Option

Required Courses
LSTD 5003Introduction to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies3
LSTD 5013Interdisciplinary Foundations3
LSHA 5113Strategic Planning and Evaluation in HHSA3
LSHA 5133Cultural, Social and Diversity Issues in HHSA3
LSHA 5153Ethics in Human and Health Services Administration3
Research Methods
LSTD 5043Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies3
or LSTD 5083 Qualitative Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies
Core Courses
Thesis
LSTD 5980Research for Master's Thesis6
Electives 1
Choose nine hours with advisor approval. The following are some possible choices:9
Theories of Management and Leadership
Cultures of Organizations
The Individual and Leadership
Leadership Issues in Decision Making
Women in Leadership
Advanced Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
Directed Readings in Interdisciplinary Studies
Total Credit Hours33

Non-Thesis Option

Required Courses
LSTD 5003Introduction to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies3
LSTD 5013Interdisciplinary Foundations3
LSHA 5113Strategic Planning and Evaluation in HHSA3
LSHA 5133Cultural, Social and Diversity Issues in HHSA3
LSHA 5153Ethics in Human and Health Services Administration3
Research Methods
LSTD 5043Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies3
or LSTD 5083 Qualitative Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies
Core Courses
Completion (Non-Thesis)
Choose six hours in one of the following:6
Research Project in Liberal Studies
Internship in Liberal Studies
Six hours of advanced coursework as approved by advisor and Graduate Liaison
Electives 1
Choose nine hours with advisor approval. The following are some possible choices:9
Theories of Management and Leadership
Cultures of Organizations
The Individual and Leadership
Leadership Issues in Decision Making
Women in Leadership
Advanced Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
Directed Readings in Interdisciplinary Studies
Total Credit Hours33

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.