Family and Community Services Master's Degree

The family and community services master's degree is uniquely concerned with understanding families and the development, evaluation and management of program services to them in a community context.

The program is designed to create better online educational opportunities for family and community science professionals.

Graduates will be prepared for individual and family services professions that are similar to some positions in social work but distinct from counseling positions.

Careers in Family and Community Services

Career options for students in family and community services include:

  • county extension service programs
  • military community services
  • family advocacy programs
  • child development centers
  • consumer credit counseling
  • community service programs


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Student Success

"Upon graduation, I went into the field and worked in early childhood education, and I was there for 8 1/2 years. I wanted something challenging and something that got me back into working with military families." — Jessica Garate '16

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Kansas State University Global Campus

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Last updated July 9, 2019
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