If you’re compassionate and have a will to learn, listen, and help those in need, this is the program for you. Being a professional in the human services industry means you have an authentic passion for helping people. You will come in contact with, and assist, all types of people with varying challenges.
11% GROWTH IN HUMAN SERVICES Human Services growth is rate is double the average of all other occupations.
INDUSTRY GROWTH DRIVERS A growing elderly population, a rise in people with mental illness, and increased job fragility is expected to drive demand.
$46,935 ESTIMATED ANNUAL SALARY Bachelor’s of Human Services alumni from CSU Global report an estimated annual salary above $46k.
POTENTIAL HUMAN SERVICES CAREERS Case Worker, Family Support Worker, Child Advocate, Social Service Liaison, Behavioral Management Aid
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CSU Global’s online degree program in human services provides you with the knowledge and skills to support people in various fragile populations such as children, people with mental health struggles, unhoused people, people with disabilities, those elders in need of care, among others. Throughout this online degree program, you will:
Some of the topics you will cover include:
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services provides students with an understanding of programs designed to meet community and social welfare needs among varied and fragile populations. Students gain the practical knowledge necessary for assisting others in individual, family, group, organization, and community settings. Advanced topics include human development, intervention methods, case management, and human services administration. Specific learning outcomes include:
This bachelor's degree contains a total of 120 credits broken down into the following categories:
CSU Global’s General Education Courses are more than a bachelor’s degree requirement. They are designed to help you develop and strengthen valuable skills demanded in the workplace.
Already taken some courses? Up to 90 total credits (and 64 from community colleges) can be transferred into a bachelor’s degree at CSU Global. Request a Transcript Evaluation Summary to see how close you already are to graduation!
* Students will enroll in either HSM475 or HSM476. They do not take both courses. Students may select the Practicum course (HSM475) or enroll in the Seminar course (HSM476) to fulfill this degree requirement. Students will be required to pass a criminal background check including fingerprinting prior to taking the HSM475 Practicum course. Students residing in locations where practica are not available must enroll in the Seminar course (HSM476). See the State Specific AuthorizationPolicy under Admissions Policies.
When you earn your bachelor’s degree through CSU Global, you can choose to customize it with an undergraduate specialization in a subject that matches your professional goals or personal interests.
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The remainder of your degree is comprised of courses of your choice that support your educational goals and needs. Including a specialization reduces the number of elective credits you'll need to complete your bachelor's degree.
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CSU Global provides more than just a diploma. Our career-driven programs are based on real-world concepts designed to help you excel in the workplace from day one. Our Tuition Guarantee ensures that your rate won’t rise from enrollment to graduation, and because we know how hard it can be to juggle education, work, and family responsibilities, our programs can be completed entirely online, with no set times or locations, monthly class starts and accelerated courses.
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Regional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) means your degree comes from a top quality, trusted university.
Intelligent ranked CSU Global #3 Best Online Human Services Degree Programs.
Guide to Online Schools identifies CSU Global as one of the top military-friendly online institutions.
In Best Colleges’ Schools of Distinction standings, CSU Global earns one of only 15 gold rankings, out of more than 2,000 online degree programs.
"My advisor has been there for me, not only to answer my questions but to encourage me. I always feel valued when dealing with anyone at CSU Global. I feel very connected to the college and highly recommend their degree programs to anyone wanting to be successful in a career and in life!”