Be the One They Can Count On

Help a child get the support they deserve by earning your Master of Human Services in Child Protection at NSU. With this degree, you will develop the critical knowledge, values and skills necessary to respond effectively to complex problems confronting children and families in the protective services system.

Acquire competency-based instruction. Receive direction aimed at closing the gap between ground level, on-the-job training and scientifically grounded best-practices.

Become a specialized expert in one of the many tracks our program provides, and give your career the edge it needs to lay a strong foundation in a child’s life.

Who Should Apply

  • Individuals seeking careers in Child Protective Services: caseworkers/child advocates for foster care children, supervisors/managers/administrators and investigators with the local law enforcement agency
  • Individuals seeking careers in Foster Care: service providers or mental health workers with foster care children on their caseload, guardian Ad Litems advocating for foster care clients, juvenile justice workers with foster care clients on their caseload
  • Mentors such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters who support a foster child
  • Professionals in other fields who find increasing numbers of their clients are in foster care and/or who may wish to specialize their practice (school system, medical, counseling/psychology)

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSU’s Master of Human Services in Child Protection.

Quick Facts

Tuition for the degree program is $810 per credit hour.
NSU’s M.H.S. in Child Protection program is 33 total credits to complete.
Delivery Options
Coursework for the Master of Human Services in Child Protection is conducted entirely online, allowing you to earn your degree without work disruption or long commutes.
Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs throughout the calendar year.

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