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K-State Global Campus
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Manhattan, KS 66502

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

Extended Student Services Hours:

Thursday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. CST

Janice Nikkel
Program Coordinator

Curriculum

If students have not taken a graduate-level statistics course in the recent past, they may be required to take STAT 703 or another FSHS introductory research and statistics course prior to their first session on campus.

Courses

Note: * indicates courses must be taken at Kansas State University.

Supporting (Core) Content Courses (minimum 18 credit hours)
A maximum of 15 transfer hours may be applied for supporting (core) content courses.

  • PFP 760 Retirement Planning (3 credits)
  • PFP 762 Investing for the Family's Future (3 credits)
  • PFP 764 Estate Planning for Families (3 credits)
  • PFP 766 Insurance Planning for Families (3 credits)
  • PFP 772 Personal Income Taxation (3 credits)
  • PFP 836 Financial Planning Case Studies* (3 credits; grade of B or higher required)

Professional Courses (minimum 12 credit hours)

  • PFP 756 Financial Counseling* (3 credits)
  • FSHS 825 Family Resource Management* (3 credits)
  • FSHS 894 Readings in Family Studies and Human Services* (3 credits)
  • FSHS 979 Advanced Professional Issues in FSHS* (3 credits)

Elective Courses (minimum 15 credit hours)
A maximum of 6 transfer hours may be applied for elective courses.

  • PFP 757 Financial Behavior Assessment Consulting (3 credits)
  • PFP 768 Introduction to Financial Therapy (3 credits)
  • PFP 769 Money and Relationships (3 credits)
  • PFP 770 Applied Behavioral Finance (3 credits)
  • PFP 771 Financial Therapy Theory and Research (3 credits)
  • PFP 808 Research Application in Personal Financial Planning (1-3 credits; may be informally referred to as "research clusters")
  • Other elective as agreed upon by the student's committee

Research Courses (minimum 46 credit hours)
Grades of B or higher are required for FSHS 806, 906, 888, 890 and 907.

  • FSHS 806 Statistical Methods in Family Studies and Human Services I* (3 credits)
  • FSHS 888 Research Methods in FSHS I* (3 credits)
  • FSHS 890 Research Methods in FSHS II* (3 credits)
  • FSHS 906 Statistical Methods in Family Studies and Human Services II* (3 credits)
  • FSHS 907 Advanced Research Methods* (3 credits)
  • FSHS 990 Dissertation Proposal Seminar* (1 credit)
  • FSHS 999 Ph.D. Research in Family Studies and Human Services* (30 credits)

For course descriptions, go to the course catalog, select "FSHS" under the "Prefix" drop-down menu and click "Filter” on the right-hand side of the page.

Quick Facts

Degree: Doctorate
College: Human Ecology
Credits: 90
Course delivery: Online, face to face

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