Drawing from psychology, sociology, and health science, the Human Services program presents our majors with the interdisciplinary perspective required of those desiring to provide human and social services to individuals and communities. The program curriculum fosters the development of knowledge, skills, and experiences required of professionals who work in public and private human services agencies and organizations.
The Human Services Program
The degree prepares students for entry-level positions in the human services – e.g., community mental health, psychological counseling, community social services, criminal justice, and other human welfare agency settings – as well as further, graduate-level study.
The following is a list of careers graduates with a Human Services degree will be qualified for and some employers who have hired them:
The Human Services major provides students with a combination of knowledge, skills, and experiences required of human services professionals. The program equips students with knowledge of theory and practical experience.
As one of the oldest buildings on the university campus, Penn Hall has undergone several transformations over the years; both structurally and functionality. Classrooms are located on all four stories, along with administrative offices located on the second level. All classrooms are easily accessible and are equipped with the tools and technology needed for students to be successful.
Electives (students must take 2 of the following courses)
Human Services Minor courses
*Six hours must be selected from