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Department of Social Technologies

Master’s program


ZRITNEVA,Elena Igorevna

Head of the Department


Awards and achievements of the educational program. International professional-public accreditation (2016), Certificate No.1341-08-A039.4 (Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG-ENQA)).

North-Caucasus Federal University also offers a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Social Work.

Teaching staff. Twenty-eight highly qualified teachers (four Doctors of Sciences and 19 Candidates of Sciences), are awarded the title of Excellent Worker of Public Education, have certificates of appreciation of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of the Stavropol Territory.

University partners within the educational program. The Russian State Social University, Dagestan State University, the Ministry of Education and Youth of the Stavropol Territory, the Committee of Labor and Social Security of Stavropol Administration, Stavropol Social Service Center for Family and Children.

Students’ and alumni’s achievements. Winners of Russian and international olympiads and contests. The outstanding graduates are O. Liashko (Head of Educational Work Office of NCFU) and M. Ivanova (the NadezhnayaSmena (Reliable Succession) Charity Fund). Over 92% of graduates are employed within their degree field.

Facilities and resources. NCFU has all required equipment. Students can use eight comfortable dormitories, five refectories and nine snack bars, a healthcare center, a sports and fitness complex, and sports grounds. Sports and recreation services are provided.

Opportunities for students. Agreements with the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of the Territory and leading social service agencies, business contacts with HeidelbergUniversity (Germany), cooperation agreement with the University of Manitoba (Canada) for inclusive education environment development.

Employment prospects. Youth outreach specialist, youth leisure organizer, specialist at a youth policy department, head of a center for young people’s associations and initiatives, head of a center for volunteer initiatives, specialist at the relevant ministry.