Program Type: Bachelor of Science
Campus Availability: Aberdeen
Division: Social Science & Humanities
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission
Discover Human Services
Learn the art of advocacy and the essentials to effectively help others in need with the Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree from Presentation College. Earning your human services degree at PC gives you more than an understanding of how compassion meets policy and process. In the program you will evaluate social, political and historical milestones and trends as they relate to human services' role in advocating for individuals, families and communities in need.
Students in the program learn to apply culturally responsive strategies across diverse populations, and apply legal and ethical standards to provide comprehensive, well-informed care.
Human services professionals work in community, residential care or institutional settings. You may find yourself providing direct services such as leading a group, organizing an activity, or advocating for those struggling with mental illness, substance abuse, domestic violence and health conditions.
Individuals with a human service bachelor’s degree can go on to become social workers, case managers, substance abuse counselors, career counselors, juvenile court liaisons, community outreach coordinators, probation officers, and human services specialists in non-profits, public agencies, and the private sector.