Human Services

Bachelor of Science

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Put Christ’s words into practice and prepare for a gratifying career in human services.

Earn qualifications to successfully work in a variety of service settings, including clinics, nursing homes, social services agencies, homeless shelters, substance abuse programs, and community organizations.

About This Degree

We believe that servant leaders can be world-changers, and throughout your educational journey, you’ll become better equipped to improve quality of life and make a positive impact on those you serve. Meet the needs of those who are hurting. Solve problems and advocate for change in systems that affect people who require assistance. Learn how to link people in need with sources of aid and assistance. With our flexible online human services degree, you’ll get an interdisciplinary education as you learn from faculty who are experienced in the field. This versatile degree can be applied to numerous careers and graduate programs.

This degree provides a strong foundation in topics such as:

  • Case management competencies and intervention strategies
  • Delivery systems and models utilized in human services
  • Political, social, and cultural changes and the impact on the way services are delivered
  • Human services offered throughout one’s lifespan, from conception to death
  • Group development strategies
  • Program planning theories, processes and procedures of program planning and evaluation and how to integrate faith into your job
  • Faith and how to incorporate it into your job
  • Conflict resolution theories
  • Research methodologies
  • Real-life experience with individuals, groups, organizations and communities

Additionally, our human service degree requires completion of two practicum courses through which you’ll gain hands-on experience as you apply your knowledge of theory, skills, and professional behavior into practice with a human services agency.

Program Details

Credit Hours: 121

Est. Program Length: 48 months 

Tuition: See rates

Our flexible course options are designed with your busy schedule in mind, and you’ll receive personalized attention and support from educators with years of experience.

Contact your admission counselor for details about transferring your prior college credits to SEU.

Career Ideas

After graduating from our online human services degree, you can pursue a wide variety of rewarding careers, such as:

  • Child Advocate
  • Community Health Worker
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Case Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Case Manager