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Graduate School of Human Sciences

Graduate studies in the Human Sciences prepare students for the professional world of working with people of all ages to do good things.

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Devel­oped and guid­ed by a mis­sion of excel­lence, you will become equipped to observe, ana­lyze, serve, and influ­ence the world around you.

OC offers two master’s degree programs in Human Sciences: a clinical program in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a professional program in Family Life Education. Both degrees are tied to professional licensure or certifications. Both can also be completed as building blocks toward further doctoral studies – or as stand-alone professional degrees, serving you well across your career trajectory.

Marriage and Family Therapy

Provide behavioral health treatment to individuals, couples, families, and groups of all ages and cultures.

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Family Life Education

Empower people to develop skills that enhance well-being and relationships through an educational, preventive, and strengths-based approach.

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Grow & Improve

Not only will you grow your academic and professional skills, you will also grow in your ability to synthesize information and find new targets for improvement at work and beyond.

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