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Master of Science in Human Services (MSHSV)

As a professional in the human services industry, you want to help people in an even more significant way—and you know that you may need a master’s degree to get there. Designed for working professionals, our Master of Science in Human Services program allows you to earn an advanced degree while you stay in your current position. The degree can help you take a step forward in your career and broaden your skillset. Choose from one of the concentrations ranging from Nonprofit Management to Forensic Mental Health Counseling, and get the focused education you need to have a bigger impact on the people you help and the communities you serve.

Our faculty of professionals brings years of experience in the field to the classroom. By learning alongside other motivated professionals, you’ll have networking opportunities with people all over the country, across industries. With our accelerated format, you’ll take courses in 8-week modules, six times a year. Login times aren’t set, so you truly have the freedom to learn on your own time.

An MSHSV from Post is a valuable education that’s also very affordable, with financial aid available for those who qualify. You may also be able to earn credits toward becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor.*

Students in the Master of Science in Human Services degree program at Post University gain knowledge in the areas of prevention, remediation, psycho-education, diagnosis, assessment and intervention.  This interdisciplinary curriculum helps students make an immediate and long-term impact with the people they serve. Students gain the operational knowledge, analytical skills and experience necessary to assess a problem and apply a solution quickly and competently.  Students  can  choose  a  concentration  in  the  following areas:  Alcohol  and Drug Counseling , Clinical  Counseling within Organizational Settings,  Forensic Mental Health Counseling, and Non-Profit Management.

Graduates are prepared to hold jobs in a wide variety of settings including mental health facilities, corrections, halfway houses, child and family service centers and geriatric facilities.

*The Post University MSHSV program affords students the opportunity to take additional coursework toward licensure eligibility, but it is not a licensure program. Licensure requirements and process vary from state to state and area of specialization.

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