Human Services Degree Programs
Facilitate a deep understanding of how to serve the community with a Human Services degree. From geriatric or forensic populations to those needing mental health or addiction treatment—our curriculum aims to provide the skills necessary to develop as a professional and to effectively operate within client services or management within human services organizations.
The College of Social Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree and a Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services degree. Courses are designed in collaboration with industry professionals to put theories into practice, drawing from a wide range of human services areas such as psychology and counseling.
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services program teaches strategies and techniques of intervention and good management practices for intervention. The Human Services bachelor's degrees are designed to develop skills in planning, organizing, leading, assessing and evaluating for today's community needs.
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Bachelor's Degrees in Human Services
Our Human Services bachelor’s degrees give you essential knowledge and skills to work in the human services industry. This is an integrated program combining academic instruction in the foundations of human services such as counseling and psychology with applied skills for a career in human services.
Whether you're interested in an online human services degree program or an on-campus experience, the Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree is an applied program that takes an interdisciplinary approach to developing your knowledge and skills. Students receive instruction in four major areas: theoretical foundations, diversity and population needs, research and program evaluation, and intervention methods and skills.
The College of Social Sciences also offers Human Services en-route certificates that may be completed while working toward a bachelor's degree. Students have the option to select the certificate track and earn up to two en-route certificates by the time they graduate from their primary degree program.
Human Services bachelor's degrees include en-route certificates in
Please note that the Bachelor of Science in Human Services program provides a general foundation of human services theory and application coursework for students at entry levels in the helping professions. The program is not designed as a license-track program and does not lead to state licensure as a social worker, counselor or psychologist.
The Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services degree program provides the knowledge needed for a career helping those in the forensic population.
This program has a foundation in criminal justice and human behavior for building applicable skills in professional intervention and program facilitation. Students will receive instruction in individual assessment, case planning, case management, therapeutic intervention and reintegration strategies.
The Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services program offers courses in:
- Working with juvenile offenders
- Working with sexual offenders
- Mental health issues
- Substance abuse and chemical dependency
The Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services is an educational degree program that provides a foundation of knowledge in the field of correctional program support services. This program does not prepare students for any type of professional certification or licensure as a correctional officer, social worker or counselor.
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