The Human and Social Services degree program is designed for students interested in non-clinical roles in human service organizations, including case management, community outreach, and administration. This program focuses on the planning, direction and coordination of social service programs and helping communities maximize use of such services. Students will gain the knowledge and experience to administer programs, including supervision of various human service roles, oversight of budgets, policies, and program requirements, including implementation and evaluation. In addition, students will learn to facilitate delivery of services to communities through social action, to improve accessibility and coordination between agencies, and to provide outreach, including the linking of services with individuals in need.
Courses emphasize a broad-based awareness of social welfare systems, interpersonal and advocacy skills development, public and private agency leadership and administration, strategic planning, and program development, implementation and assessment, in addition to a foundation in direct service delivery.
To learn more about the bachelor's degree in Human & Social Services, please consult our course catalog.