Prevention Science (Online), M.P.S.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M793

  • This program is Non-Thesis only. 
Core Requirements
LSTD 5003Introduction to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies3
LSTD 5013Interdisciplinary Foundations3
Research Methods
All students must complete one of the following courses:3
Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies
Qualitative Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies
Concentration Requirements
LSPS 5113Foundations in Prevention Science3
LSPS 5133Prevention Across the Lifespan3
LSPS 5173Program Development Implementation and Evaluation3
Choose fifteen hours of Liberal Studies courses. Some current courses which are available are listed below: 115
Strategic Planning and Evaluation in HHSA
Cultural, Social and Diversity Issues in HHSA
Ethics in Human and Health Services Administration
Cross-Cultural Health Issues in Human and Health Services Administration
Cultures of Organizations
Leadership Issues in Decision Making
Organizational Communications
Internship in Liberal 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 30 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).

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