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Human Services Management: Theory & Practice


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Course level: Upper Division

This course traces the historical context of human services management. Students will examine strategies for managing an integrated, multi-emotionally driven work force. Students will prepare to be generalists, understanding the scope of leading work forces under pressure. Students will employ learned management practices to distinguish, inspect, and measure the important attributes of program management and supervision. A focus on organizational behavior and the challenges of embracing workforce diversity, dynamic systems change, performance evaluation, and effective communication with a range of paraprofessional and professional colleagues allows students to explore their role as managers in the growing human services field.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

The Foundation of Human Services Management

Performance Management

Program Planning and Maximizing Resources

Developing and Empowering Employees

Demonstrating Leadership Within the Organization and Community


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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