The Master of Science degree in Human and Community Resources is designed to broaden your abilities in leadership, critical thinking and wellness in individual, family and community settings. Program electives are designed according to your individual needs and career goals. Candidates must complete 30 credits and successfully complete a Thesis, Project or Comprehensive Exam as a culminating experience. 18 core credits are required. The remaining 12 credits are designed to provide an area of specialization that meets the unique career goals of the candidate. The program is designed with the professional needs of the following in mind: *Students interested in pursuing careers in community programs; public health; community development, planning and design; or other areas in which knowledge and skills in leadership and sustainability are essential *Professionals currently working in community health and development settings who wish to gain expertise in collaboration and program: management, development, and evaluation. *Professionals currently working in a health area may use the degree for career enhancement or professional development to improve the health and well being of the community.