Through the curriculum’s blending of theory and practice, students study how to critically explore the public and private policies that drive the day-to-day operations of human service agencies in this country and how they can best intervene on behalf of the clients they will serve. This program adheres to the curriculum standards of the Council of Standards in Human Service Education. The program is designed to help you:
* Apply critical thinking to real-world situations
* Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical bases, best practices, and historical and current trends related to the human services profession
* Identify, plan, and utilize resources to improve client situations
* Behave professionally, ethically, and legally in the workplace
* Utilize information and systems to appropriately manage and deliver human services
* Understand the importance of culture, gender, diversity, and global perspectives when working with clients
What Are the Career Opportunities?
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services program is designed to prepare graduates with a broad understanding and the practical skills needed to make a positive impact on people’s lives in many areas of human services including mental health, social services, education, rehabilitation, group and community work, nursing homes, court systems, and public policy. Positions may include, but are not limited to, case manager, human services administrator, adult services worker, child welfare worker, program officer, and elderly services provider.