Syracuse University Falk College

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY


Details at a Glance

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Degrees Offered

Public Health (MS, MPH)
Human Development and Family Science (MA, MS, PhD.)
Marriage and Family Therapy (MA. MA Online)
Nutrition Science (MA, MS)
Social Work (MSW & MSW Advanced Standing)

Our Program

Falk College is grounded in the values of social justice and global citizenship and continues the meaningful work that originated at Syracuse in 1917.

Syracuse University’s, Falk College is committed to improving the health and well-being of individuals of all ages, their families, and their communities through scholarship, practice, civic engagement, advocacy, and entrepreneurial leadership within the framework of principles of social justice.

Graduate programs are Addictions Studies (CAS); Exercise Science (MS/MA); Public Health (MS, MPH); Human Development and Family Science (MA, MS, PhD.); Food Studies (MS); Marriage and Family Therapy (MA); Nutrition Science (MA, MS); Social Work (M.S.W.) and; Sport Venue and Event Management (MS).


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Additional Requirements

In general, a GPA of 3.0 is required for continuation of graduate study. However, no one factor determines admission. Transcripts, human service experience (including volunteer experience), the personal statement, and letters of recommendations are all considered. Also considered is the trajectory of your academic record.  Visit our admissions page for more information and to apply.

Application Deadline

February 15th is the priority application deadline for all programs. Applications received after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Student Body


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Clubs & Associations

Syracuse University offers a wide variety of involvement opportunities. Falk College currently has student organizations within our Public Health, Nutrition Science & Dietetics and Food Studies, programs as well as within our School of Social Work and within the Department of Sport Management.

What Our Students Say

  • “This program has been an enriching experience that has exceeded my expectations thus far. I am being challenged for the better in many unexpected ways and have seen profound growth in myself both professionally and personally. The foundation I am receiving through the Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Degree program has given me confidence in what my future career could be." 

    Jelilat Williams, Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Degree, MA/MSW ‘19
  • "My time in the social work graduate program at Syracuse has been phenomenal. Small class sizes have allowed me to connect with and engage in meaningful dialogue with my classmates and professors, which has enhanced my learning experience significantly. Our professors bring extensive research and practice backgrounds to the program which contributes to our success."

    Lauren Beville, Master of Social Work ‘18

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Location & Contact

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