Careers in Human Services

The bachelor's degree in human services prepares you for work under the supervision of a helping professional with a more advanced degree in a variety of entry level positions in a diverse array of settings including:

  • Group homes and halfway houses
  • Community mental health centers
  • Hospital psychiatric units 
  • Service agencies for families, children 
  • Shelters or outreach services for the homeless 
  • Agencies that protect and serve the elderly 
  • Health care settings
  • Organizations serving youth
  • Agencies working to end substance abuse
  • Victims of family violence
  • Financial assistance to those in need 
  • Criminal justice system
  • Hotlines that respond to crisis or help people find assistance

For more specific information regarding the human services major, please contact Christine Wilkey.