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Online Social Science Programs from CSP Global

Gain a deeper understanding of human thought, behavior, and family interaction with our selection of online degrees in family studies and social science.

M.A. in Human Services: Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies

Develop a deeper understanding of trauma and stressor-related disorders, their impact on the human brain and family systems, and how to assist individuals with effective coping strategies.

A.A. in General Studies

This associate degree includes credits from various academic disciplines to provide students with a foundation for critically examining the world from unique perspectives.

A.A. in General Studies: Courses

A.A. in General Studies: Admission

A.A. in Early Childhood Education

Designed for busy adult students who want to advance their careers in early childhood education, this CAEP-accredited program meets the standards of the Child Development Associate National Credentialing program.

A.A. in Early Childhood Education: Courses

A.A. in Early Childhood Education: Admission

B.A./B.S. in Business Administration

These degree programs prepare modern-day leaders with the skills to succeed in any business industry.

B.A. in Child Development

Students will learn developmentally appropriate practices and focus on advocacy and leadership in the field of early education, with courses addressing the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards for initial professional preparation.

B.A. in Child Development: Admission

B.A./B.S. in Business Administration: Courses

B.A. in Child Development: Courses

B.A./B.S. in Business Administration: Admission

B.A. in Criminal Justice

This program engages students through a foundational and theoretical framework that is relevant to the real-world challenges of the criminal justice system.

B.A. in Criminal Justice: Courses

B.A. in Criminal Justice: Admission

B.A. in Exercise Science

The exercise science degree prepares students for post-graduate study or for positions in coaching, fitness and wellness centers, health and wellness education, personal training, and rehabilitation sciences.

B.A. in Exercise Science: Courses

B.A. in Exercise Science: Admission

B.A. in Health Care Administration

Throughout this degree program, students develop practical experience and confidence that will help them succeed in a rapidly changing health care industry, with coursework exploring current trends, events, and business principles in the health care industry.

B.A. in Health Care Administration: Courses

B.A. in Health Care Administration: Admission

B.S. in Human Resource Management

This program offers a hands-on, comprehensive study of the skills needed by human resource practitioners and other organizational leaders who are responsible for achieving results through people.

B.S. in Human Resource Management: Courses

B.S. in Human Resource Management: Admission

B.S. in Management and Leadership

This degree educates students about group behavior and its relation to organizational effectiveness by translating theoretical learning into useful, hands-on experience.

B.S. in Management and Leadership: Courses

B.S. in Management and Leadership: Admission

B.A. in Psychology

This program takes a contemporary approach to psychology methods and prepares students for the modern mental health field through a comprehensive and rigorous curriculum as well as an internship that offers practical field experience.

B.A. in Sport Management

This program prepares students to work in sport management through a career-connected curriculum focused on business, kinesiology, and sport theory.

B.S. in Accounting

In this degree program, students learn to gather, record, analyze, and communicate financial information for individuals and stakeholders.

B.S. in Computer Science

Design websites and develop software in a way that optimizes the user experience while gaining vital knowledge in the security side of the development process. In our computer science bachelor’s degree program, you will learn data structures, virtual machines, object-oriented programming, Agile software development, and more.

B.S. in Digital Marketing

A degree that blends foundational marketing principles with advanced technical skills to drive business growth.

B.S. in Digital Marketing: Courses

B.S. in Digital Marketing: Admission

B.A. in Psychology: Admission

B.A. in Psychology: Courses

B.S. in Accounting: Admission

B.S. in Accounting: Courses

B.S. in Computer Science: Admission

B.S. in Computer Science: Courses

B.S. in Information Systems

Learn how to help businesses improve their profit margins and maximize their organizational efficiency using Agile. With a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, you will be able to manage technology organizations, making you a vital asset to any company’s operating strategy.

M.A. in Criminal Justice Leadership

Designed for students of various backgrounds (including law enforcement, military, social service, and corrections), this program enhances professionalism and positions students for leadership opportunities.

M.A. in Criminal Justice Leadership: Courses

M.A. in Criminal Justice Leadership: Admission

M.A. in Human Resource Management

This program provides students with courses focused on developing human resource leadership, financial and strategic thinking, and innovation.

M.A. in Early Childhood Education

Students who earn their master’s in early childhood education will interpret, evaluate, and apply research and theory related to all areas of early childhood education.

M.A. in Human Resource Management: Admission

M.A. in Early Childhood Education: Admission

M.A. in Early Childhood Education: Courses

M.A. in Human Resource Management: Courses

M.A. in Human Services

Prepare to work in specialized careers within the human services field and choose an emphasis in forensic behavioral health or one in trauma, resilience, and self-care strategies.

M.A. in Human Services: Admission

M.A. in Human Services: Courses

M.A. in Sport Management

Examine concepts of management, strategy, marketing, and law related to sport management in this program built to help you advance your career.

Master of Business Administration

Through a curriculum grounded in business analytics, strategic decision-making, and effective communication, students will be able to advance their career and open doors to new opportunities.

Master of Business Administration: Admission

Master of Business Administration: Courses

M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration

This program prepares students for in-demand careers in sports, coaching, and athletic training. Students gain insight into athlete scouting, recruitment, coaching principles, and athletic motivation, along with sport-specific nutrition and training programs.

Master of Business Administration–Health Care Management

Graduates of the program gain the confidence to succeed in the health care industry through practical experience and knowledge from courses focused on the current events and trends in the health care industry.

M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration: Admission

M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration: Courses

M.S. in Exercise Science

Prepare to work with clients on improving their sport performance and health with a career-connected curriculum focused on physiology, applied exercise prescription, biomechanics, nutrition, and more.

M.S. in Exercise Science: Admission

Master of Business Administration–Health Care Management: Courses

Master of Business Administration–Health Care Management: Admission

M.S. in Exercise Science: Courses

M.S. in Information Technology Management

With CSP Global’s IT management degree, you’ll become an effective leader who can manage and grow resources and examine technical solutions through a strategic business lens.

Certificate in Forensic Behavioral Health

In partnership with the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS), this certificate program focuses on the direct relationship between behavioral health, criminal justice, and legal systems.

Certificate in Forensic Behavioral Health: Admission

M.A. in Education–Educational Leadership

This program prepares teachers to meet the learning needs of today’s K-12 students from an administrative role by developing an understanding of effective school organization, management, and leadership.

M.A. in Education–Educational Technology

This program is for experienced educators who wish to expand their teaching skills and enhance the classroom experience by utilizing innovative approaches to technology.

Certificate in Forensic Behavioral Health: Courses

M.A. in Special Education–Specific Learning Disabilities

Learn and practice standards of effective special education practice and gain Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) Endorsement.

M.A. in Teaching with Initial K–6 Licensure

Become an effective educator in today’s elementary classrooms while either earning an initial license or adding the K-6 license to an existing license.

M.F.A. in Creative Writing

After completing this fully online MFA program, students will have achieved a level of sophistication in their writing that will allow them to pursue a number of career options.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

This program prepares students with hands-on learning and clinical experiences with a strong mission as its guide to enter the field of Physical Therapy.

Doctorate in Education

This Ed.D is for graduate students seeking to maximize their leadership and scholarship talents with the support of their colleagues, faculty, and instructional practitioners.

Educational Specialist–Principal Licensure (K–12)

This program is for experienced educators seeking to maximize their leadership talents and skills in K-12 educational settings, including eligibility for licensure in the state of Minnesota as a K-12 principal.

Educational Specialist–Superintendent Licensure

The Ed.S Superintendent Licensure is for experienced educators with at least three years of teaching experience who currently hold a master’s degree and a valid Minnesota teaching license who wish to become licensed as a superintendent in the state of Minnesota.

Other Certificates

CSP offers a Certificate in Parent Coaching, an Early Childhood Education Certificate, a Certificate in Leadership, a Forensic Behavioral Health Certificate, and the Southeast Asian Teacher Licensure Program (SEAT).

M.A. in Differentiated Instruction

This program assists PK-12 teachers in the application of purposeful and dynamic strategies that empower each learner to access the full curriculum and achieve academic success in a complex learning environment.

M.S. in Data Analytics

CSP Global’s Master of Science in Data Analytics degree gives you the opportunity to stay on top of the growing data analytics field with the latest tools and technologies to help lead organizations.

M.A. in Education–Literacy w/ K-12 Reading Endorsement

This program is for individuals who hold a valid Minnesota teaching license and who wish to further develop their skills in literacy to meet the learning needs of today’s K-12 students.

AAS Diagnostic Medical Sonography General

This associate degree program prepares students to work as health care professionals with the best possible technical skills in sonography.

B.S. in Nursing Accelerated (ABSN)

This accelerated, 16-month degree program offers leading-edge digital coursework, experiential learning, and preparation for the NCLEX-RN®. Students should enter the program with at least 60 credits, including prerequisites.

M.A. in Education–English as a Second Language

The M.A. in Education with an emphasis in English as a Second Language provides educators with the knowledge base and instructional strategies to empower all learners whose first language is not English.

M.A. in Education–Trauma and Resilience in Education

This two-year master’s program equips education professionals with effective responses to student trauma and ways to help students build the resiliency skills necessary to thrive and learn.

M.A. in Special Education–Autism Spectrum Disorder

Develop the skills you need to succeed as a special education professional and pursue an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Endorsement.

M.A. in Special Education–Emotional Behavioral Disorders

Acquire core special education knowledge and practices as you gain Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (EBD) Endorsement.

M.S. in Orthotics and Prosthetics

This hybrid program teaches students to evaluate, fabricate, and custom fit artificial limbs and orthopedic braces. The M.S. in Orthotics and Prosthetics is offered through a unique collaborative partnership between Concordia University, St. Paul and Century College.

Doctorate in Kinesiology (Ed.D.)

The Doctorate in Kinesiology features an industry-relevant exercise and sport science curriculum, techniques for applying advanced principles in the field, and applications for many career contexts.

A.A. in Early Childhood Education: Careers

A.A. in General Studies: Careers

B.A./B.S. in Business Administration: Careers

B.A. in Child Development: Careers

B.A. in Criminal Justice: Careers

B.A. in Exercise Science: Careers

B.A. in Health Care Administration: Careers

B.S. in Human Resource Management: Careers

B.S. in Management and Leadership: Careers

B.S. in Digital Marketing: Careers

B.A. in Psychology: Careers

B.S. in Accounting: Careers

B.S. in Computer Science: Careers

M.A. in Criminal Justice Leadership: Careers

M.A. in Early Childhood Education: Careers

M.A. in Human Resource Management: Careers

Master of Business Administration: Careers

Master of Business Administration–Health Care Management: Careers

M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration: Careers

M.S. in Exercise Science: Careers

Certificate in Forensic Behavioral Health: Careers

M.A. in Human Services: Careers

Graduate Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies

Designed for those working in human services, this online program helps students expand their skillsets to include strategies and techniques that help victims of trauma of toxic stress exposure.

Graduate Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies: Courses

Graduate Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies: Admissions

Graduate Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies: Careers

M.A. in Human Services: Forensic Behavioral Health

Learn to improve the lives of individuals in the criminal justice and legal system – and their families – through cultural, theoretical, and ethical practices.

A.A. in General Studies: Tuition

A.A. in Early Childhood Education: Tuition

B.S. in Accounting: Tuition

B.A./B.S. in Business Administration: Tuition

B.A. in Child Development: Tuition

B.A. in Criminal Justice: Tuition

B.A. in Exercise Science: Tuition

B.A. in Health Care Administration: Tuition

B.S. in Human Resource Management: Tuition

B.S. in Digital Marketing: Tuition

B.S. in Management and Leadership: Tuition

B.A. in Psychology: Tuition

B.S. in Computer Science: Tuition

M.S. in Coaching and Athletic Administration: Tuition

M.A. in Criminal Justice Leadership: Tuition

M.A. in Early Childhood Education: Tuition

M.A. in Human Resource Management: Tuition

M.A. in Human Services: Tuition

Master of Business Administration: Tuition

Master of Business Administration–Health Care Management: Tuition

M.S. in Exercise Science: Tuition

Certificate in Forensic Behavioral Health: Tuition

Graduate Certificate in Trauma, Resilience, and Self-Care Strategies: Tuition

AAS Diagnostic Medical Sonography ECHO

CSP has collaborated with Allina, one of the largest healthcare systems in the Midwest, to offer the Echocardiography Program. This 20-month program is designed to immerse students in clinical patient care training starting at the program’s onset. This setup allows students to apply their coursework directly to hands-on clinical experiences. Students learn alongside Allina’s cardiac sonographers, cardiologists, cardiac nurses, and other health care experts via current technologies, equipment, and procedures.

Doctorate in Kinesiology (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. in Kinesiology features an industry-relevant exercise and sport science curriculum, and techniques for applying advanced principles in the field, and prepares you for a career in academia or research.

M.S. in Strength and Conditioning

Develop kinesiology expertise for designing athletic training programs that enable athletes and fitness clients to achieve peak physical performance.

M.S. in Strength and Conditioning: Courses

M.S. in Strength and Conditioning: Admission

M.S. in Strength and Conditioning: Careers

M.S. in Strength and Conditioning: Tuition

M.S. in Data Analytics and Engineering

Gain the skills you need to excel in data analytics, data engineering, and data architecture. This business analytics program equips you with a comprehensive set of skills to work effectively with qualitative and quantitative datasets, helping you understand how to build robust data solutions.

M.S. in Computer Science

Solve complex computational problems and drive innovation in the ever-expanding field of computer science. Our computer science master’s program gives you the cutting-edge skills and advanced knowledge you need to thrive in the areas of artificial intelligence and technological disruption.

M.S. in Data Science

Deepen your understanding of data methodologies and enhance your data-driven problem-solving skills. Our data science master’s program will make you an expert at driving predictable outcomes through data-driven decisions.

M.S. in Information Technology

Get equipped with a wide range of technical, leadership, and problem-solving skills that are vital to effective IT implementation and project management. This program will explore emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and cybersecurity, and we offer a global perspective so you will be ready to lead and innovate in an increasingly connected world.

B.A. in General Studies

Choose an area of emphasis and build foundational knowledge in communication, leadership, critical thinking, and more.

B.A. in General Studies: Courses

B.A. in General Studies: Admission

B.A. in General Studies: Careers

B.A. in General Studies: Tuition

With CSP Global’s online family science programs, you can prepare yourself for a rewarding career in education, public health, social services, children/youth development, and more. You’ll be able to help families and individuals overcome challenges by promoting positive growth and development. 

Offering both a bachelor’s and master’s program, Concordia’s online degrees in family science provide the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) credential from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), if desired. Non-certified tracks are also available.

Our online Bachelor’s in Psychology program provides a nuanced understanding of how biological, environmental, psychological, and other factors influence human development and behavior. As well as ample elective credits to customize your degree, field experience in the psychology degree gives you valuable hands-on skills.

Each of our online social science degrees feature 7-week accelerated coursework, plentiful transfer credit options, and multiple start dates per year.

Recognition & Rankings

  • Ranked #16 in Best Colleges in Minnesota by Salary Potential, according to the College Salary Report by PayScale.
  • Earn 44% more than the national average as a CSP graduate, according to collegescorecard.ed.gov.
  • 95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation, according to the First Destinations survey administered by CSP.
  • Family science courses are approved by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).

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Careers in Family and Social Science

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in community and social services are projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.¹

With your social science degree online from CSP Global, you could become a social worker, social and human services assistant, or pursue a career in counseling, teaching, psychiatry, or public services administration.

Frequently Asked Questions

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No, this degree program does not follow a cohort model.

This program is offered fully online from CSP Global.

Sources

  1. Community and Social Service Occupations. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 10 April 2020. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/home.htm. Retrieved 20 May 2020.