Embark on a career in Human Services, or enhance your knowledge if you already work in the field. An accelerated delivery model supports the needs of adult learners who may be juggling multiple priorities.
If your strength lies in your ability to make a positive difference in the lives of others, consider earning a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Services. This Bachelor's Completion Program lays the foundation for a career in supporting children and adults in community and non-profit organizations, and professional work places.
Through coursework and experiential learning, you will develop the skills needed to work in human services settings that address health and well-being, criminal justice, education, child welfare, or social issues. If you are already working in the field, you'll will gain relevant knowledge to enhance your practice.
We are excited to offer this program in a convenient delivery format, allowing you to complete your degree in a short time.
If you have transferred in the maximum of 90 credits — through documenting your prior learning or from previous college-level courses — you'll need only 30 credits to reach the 120 credits required to graduate. You can earn those 30 final credits in just one year.
The course schedule is set more than a year in advance, allowing you to map out your complete plan before you get started.
Total: 30 credits (10 courses) in just a year!
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This 120-credit bachelor's degree completion program consists of general education requirement courses, as well as core courses in human services, electives, and internships. You can fulfill up to 45 credits via the Prior Learning Assessment. Review the requirements to complete your bachelor's degree in Human Services.
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