Human Services Academic Interest

Address the needs of individuals, families, and society at large.

Put your passion and compassion to use in a meaningful human services career. There are diverse choices in this field, with a common theme of empowering people to live more positive lives. Apply your skills in clinical, agency, government, or nonprofit settings.

Skills Checklist:

  • A desire to help others
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Energetic and self-motivated
  • Cultural competency
  • Empathy and compassion
  • Attention to detail

What Can I Do with This Career Path?

  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Family Services Advocate
  • Health Educator
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Nonprofit Manager
  • Prevention Services Manager
  • Psychologist
  • Research Analyst
  • Service Agency Director
  • Social Worker

Available Programs

Applied Family Science

Master of Science (MS) | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Online

Applied Statistics for the Social Sciences

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Arts & Sciences

Formats: Traditional Classroom

Behavioral Science

Bachelor of Science (BS) | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Case Management for Human Services

Graduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Child Advocacy Studies

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Master of Science (MS) | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional Classroom

Community Engagement

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional Classroom

Conflict Resolution

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Doctor of Social Science in Prevention Science

Doctor of Social Science (DSS) | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Online

Emergency Management

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Online

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional Classroom

Family Science

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Online

Health Promotion: Fitness

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Health Professions

Formats: Online

Human Services

Master of Science (MS) | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Human Trafficking Awareness

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Online

Interdisciplinary Care Management

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Health Professions

Formats: Online

Nonprofit Management

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Business

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Nonprofit Management

Graduate Certificate | College of Business

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Psychology

Bachelor of Science (BS) | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Concentrations: Children and Families

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Trauma and Resilience

Graduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Trauma-Informed Approaches

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline


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