Nova Southeastern University

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Child Protection, M.H.S.

Address:

3301 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

United States

Phone:

1-954-262-5000

Fax:

1-954-262-3822

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Child Protection, M.H.S.

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Human Services in Child Protection will provide competency-based child protective services instruction aimed at closing the gap between ground level on-the-job training and scientifically grounded best-practices. It will develop the critical knowledge, values, and skills necessary for child protection professionals to respond effectively to complex problems confronting children and families in the child protective services system. The program prepares students through the core curriculum and allows for specialty training through various tracks. This facilitates choice for students and fosters the development of specialized expertise. Students will complete the forty-two credit hour program that includes core courses, specialty track, and research and electives courses. The Master of Human Services: Child Protection degree program will provide competency-based child protective services instruction aimed at closing the gap between ground level on-the-job training and scientifically grounded best-practices. It will develop the critical knowledge, values, and skills necessary for child protection professionals to respond effectively to the complex problems confronting children and families in the child protective services system. The 42-credit hour degree program consists of coursework to increase professional effectiveness, productivity, and retention of case managers/ caseworkers/child advocates and administrators in order to improve the quality of care, well being and safety of children and families using child protection services.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, Telephone number: 404-679-4501).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 33

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: NSU's Office of Student Financial Aid administers federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs. For assistance with financial aid, students should contact the Financial Aid Office. NSU FAFSA Code: 001509.

Locale: Large Suburb

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