Human Services (BS)
About the Human Services Bachelor Degree
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services program is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to assess the social and developmental needs of individuals and families—particularly of those who are considered at-risk or otherwise troubled—and either to participate directly in delivering the services required to address their needs, or to arrange and coordinate the delivery of quality services by others.
Human Services Career Track
The program readies students for entry-level employment and subsequent career advancement in the human services field in various public and private organizations and settings. These include: federal, state, and local social welfare agencies; child care, youth services, and recreational organizations; schools and other educational venues; the criminal justice and correctional system; selected roles in not-for-profit organizations; and health care settings, such as hospitals, physician and psychologist practices, community health centers, health maintenance organizations, nursing and assisted living facilities, and rehabilitation centers.
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Term Length: 8-weeks
Typical Time to Completion*:
20 terms; 3 years, 4 months
Semester Length: 15-weeks
Typical Time to Completion:
Online and On-Campus
Students who have earned 30+ college credits are encouraged to inquire about the Degree Completion Program (DCP).
*Based on continuous enrollment of two courses every term. Time to completion may be shorter based on eligible transfer credit or longer if course enrollment varies.