At a Glance
- The program teaches students the basic skills for effective counseling.
- Students will be prepared for a graduate program in counseling or social work.
- Internships provide students the opportunity to experience the real work world.
Our Human Services program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. As a student in our program, you have access to many opportunities for assisting children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings such as alcohol and substance abuse, mental health services, foster care, social services, disabilities, elder and health care.
To reflect the diverse nature of the field of human services, our program offers a choice of four concentrations so you can design your academic experience to fit your career goals.
The Generalist concentration of the Human Services program provides students with an overview of the field of human services and the opportunity to learn about issue areas presented by all three concentrations of the Human Services program.
Leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, the program’s curriculum addresses issues related to mental health practice, the social services system and the criminal justice system. As a student in the program, you will choose from a combination of courses, within the Human Services curriculum, that provides you with a base knowledge about the systems and services in the field of human services.