Bachelor of Science in Human Services

Helping those in need is your calling. You believe positive change is possible, and you want dedicate yourself to serving others a significant way. Our B.S. in Human Services prepares you for a rewarding career in the human services profession. You’ll gain the tools and experience you need to lead in a variety of human service occupations, or to prepare for pursuing advanced professional graduate study. 

Our faculty of accomplished professionals brings their experiences from the entire spectrum of the human services industry into the classroom. You’ll learn how to prepare for a variety of fulfilling career possibilities, from caseworker to client advocate to probation officer and more. 

In our B.S. in Human Services program, you’ll: 

  • Develop a foundational knowledge in case management techniques, prevention theories and concepts, and human development 
  • Learn fundamental skills in counseling, ethical decision making, crisis intervention and advocacy
  • Have the opportunity to choose an area of concentration to focus your studies

Choose a concentration in one of the following:

  • Counseling
  • Human Service Management
  • Sociology - Health and Community Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology - Health, Education, and Community Services

Note: Licensure is a professional process that varies from state to state. Please consult the appropriate state agency to determine the specific requirements for licensure in your state

Students prepare for the challenging and rewarding work in the field of human services with a foundation in case management techniques, prevention theories and concepts, and knowledge of human development. Students gain  an understanding of peoples’ capacity for growth and change while learning to advocate for social justice by practicing their skills in the areas of counseling, ethical decision making, crisis intervention and advocacy. To help focus their studies, students  may  choose  may choose  from five areas of  concentration: Counseling, Criminal Justice, Human  Service Management, Psychology- Health, Education and Community Services, Sociology-Health and Community Services, and Training Development.

Graduates can pursue work in non-profit, state, or for-profit agencies in positions such as, case worker, youth worker, probation officer, life skills instructor, group home manager, client advocate, program manager, and program engagement coordinator.


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