Graduate Certificate in Case Management for Human Services

Program Purpose

This certificate offers a graduate-level study option for students seeking in-depth knowledge of working in the human services and giving direct client care. Case management is a practitioner skills subset within the larger, interdisciplinary, human and community services field. This certificate in Case Management for Human Services emphasizes preparing practitioners to work with individuals and/or groups needing help in accessing  services and resources that facilitate well-being among those in need.

The graduate certificate in Case Management for Human Services would provide career-oriented courses that would prepare students to work in a variety of settings including social services, community agencies, educational institutions, business organizations, and government agencies. Students studying Case Management for Human Services add value to the community at large with their specialized knowledge and skills to promote both individual and community well-being.

Required Courses


Students must complete the 5 certificate courses.

SOC 6323 Law and Practice in Human Services

SOC 6600 Social Inequality, Social Change, and Community Building

SOC 6601 Case Management Interventions and Strategies

SOC 6604 Case Management: Advocacy Skills & Client Services

SOC 6605 Ethical Practice in Case Management

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.