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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Family Social Science

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Family Social Science is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Family education
Master of Arts (MA) Marriage and family therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Prevention science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marriage and family therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
33
Accepted
24
Enrolled
65%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (preferred)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (preferred)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

70
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ethnicity, culture and diverse families in social context; family stress, loss, and trauma; family finances; parenting; family transitions, and child adjustment in a family context
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,492,542

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Dr. Jodi Dworkin
Head
Email: jdworkin@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-1900
Fax: 612-625-4227

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