Human Services, B.S.

College of Arts and Sciences

A degree in human services is ideal for students who would like to make a career out of helping others. Graduates in the human services field reach out to individuals, families, and communities.

The course work includes topics such as understanding diversity, aging, helping relationships, field experience and an internship, first aid in fitness settings, human growth and development, nonprofit management, social problems, community and social movements.

Career Opportunities

The human services degree provides you with the skills to work in a variety of public outreach organizations and relate to clients on multiple levels.  Graduates work in a variety of fields such as nursing, psychiatry, psychology, rehabilitative or physical therapy, or social work.

Sample careers include:

  • Case management
  • Community corrections
  • Counseling
  • Social services
  • Victim’s advocacy
  • Volunteer coordination

Job Outlook