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Center for Extended Learning


Minot State University's Social Work department and North Dakota State University's Human Development and Family Science department have teamed up for a collaborative degree program. Students can earn an HDFS degree from NDSU, Family Science option, and a B.S.W. in Social Work from Minot State University at the same time. All courses are taught on the NDSU campus, and the total degree credits required are only 133.

Program Information:
» Four Year Plan [pdf]
» Applying at MSU [pdf]


Amy Phillips, Ph.D
College of Human Development and Education
NDSU Dept. 2600
270 EML Hall
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-9792

Joel Hektner, Professor/Chair
Department Human Development and Family Science
EML 277B

Dionne Spooner, Ph.D., MSW
Social Work Program Director
MSU Memorial 230L