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EIU Master of Science
in Human Services

ACCELERATED Graduate Program
MS in Human Services

Start your GRADUATE DEGREE while still finishing your undergraduate degree!

Admissions Requirements

Early Admission - to be eligible for the accelerated program you should have:


If you meet the criteria and are interested in considering graduate study, contact:

Mrs. Rose Myers Bradley, Academic Advisor: email, or call 217-581-5310 / Click here - Schedule and Appointment

Dr. Kathleen O'Rourke, Graduate Coordinator: email, or call 217-581-6076


Shared Coursework

Students accepted into the Accelerated Program for the MS in Human Services may take the following courses for up to 9 hours of shared credit undergraduate and graduate credit.

Please note that stated prerequisites will need to be completed before enrolling in the courses. Please work with your undergraduate academic advisor in the selection of the following shared courses. Once admitted to the Accelerated Graduate Program, complete the Course Request Form and submit to the Graduate Coordinator.

This opportunity is open to majors in FCS, HS, and minors in FCS, HS, Financial Literacy, and Aging Studies. 

  • HSL 4770 - Family Budgeting and Debt Management 3 hrs
  • HSL 4775 - Human Services Programs and Resource Management 3 hrs
  • HSL 4820 - Death and Dying. Credits: 3hrs
  • HSL 4845 - Family Stress and Resilience: 3 hrs
  • HSL 4846 - Aging and the Family. Credits: 3hrs
  • HSL 4851 - Infant Development Practicum: 3 hrs
  • HSL 4854 - Leadership in Family Life Education: 3 hrs
  • HSL 4859 - Administration of Youth and Family Services Programming: 3 hrs

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Contact Information

Dr. Kathleen O'Rourke
MS in Human Services, Graduate Coordinator

Dept. of Human Services
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

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