Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
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Health and Human Services Graduate Degrees

Lead in the Fields that Matter Most

The Health and Human Services programs at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota align with our mission to awaken, nurture, and empower learners to live a life of service and leadership. Students gain valuable skill sets to help others as practitioners and administrative leaders.

Choosing Saint Mary's​

Students who want a career that deeply impacts the human condition choose advanced degrees at Saint Mary's for:

  • An established and respected heritage
  • A quality Lasallian Catholic education that supports lifelong learning and ethics
  • Programs that advance careers and enhance personal fulfillment
  • An innovative, global perspective
  • Affordable tuition
  • Convenient class times or asynchronous online courses

Select Your Program

Programs focus on the individual and emphasize ethical practice. Courses are taught by faculty members with real-world experience and perspectives to share.

M.A. in Counseling and Psychological Services

Explore different areas of the field and gain expertise in human behavior and social interaction. This program helps students meet the educational requirements for Minnesota licensure for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs).

M.A. in Health and Human Services Administration (Available Online or on Campus)

Develop leadership skills for organizations in the dynamic and growing field of health and human services. Intended for both new and experienced professionals, the program provides practical and theoretical coursework that cultivates the skills needed to excel in health and human services administration. These skills include human resources, health information, finance systems, policy and ethics, aging and illness, the continuum of care, performance and quality improvement, and leadership. Learn more about both options.

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy

Enhance your understanding of the theoretical foundations and applications of intervention methods with individuals, couples, and families. Coursework is designed to meet the educational requirements for Marriage and Family Therapist licensure with the Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.

M.S. in Nurse Anesthesia

This program is for qualified registered nurses who wish to earn a master's degree while pursuing education to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Coursework focuses on instruction in scientific principles and clinical practice. Graduates are eligible to take the certification exam offered by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists.

Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies

This accredited program is intended to develop professional skills in providing individualized counseling informed by evidence-based practice. Coursework emphasizes an understanding of addiction, chemical use, dependency, and their treatments through a variety of models, theories, and research-based approaches. It is also offered as a dual program within the M.A. in Counseling and Psychological Services.

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Counseling Psychology

Prepare for a career as a licensed professional psychologist. This APA-accredited program integrates ethical practice, service to diverse and under-served communities, and evidence-based practice, and allows students to focus on areas of particular professional interest.

Select the program or programs you're interested in on the Request Information form. We're excited to start helping you help others.

The Princeton Review named Saint Mary's a "Best Midwestern College" for 2017.

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