Human Services

Master of Arts

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Get the education you need to make change happen in ways you never thought possible.

With Southeastern University’s online Master of Arts in Human Services, you’ll enhance your career and prepare to assume a leadership position in a variety of settings, including education, social services, behavioral health management, nonprofits and more.

About This Degree

Through our convenient online program, you will acquire a theoretical and experiential understanding of the human services field with the skills and knowledge needed to empower others to become all God has called them to be. Further your passion for helping others and leadership through our online MA in Human Services program. This non-clinical degree is taught by experienced professors and incorporates biblically informed values so that you can develop into an effective servant leader and gain administrative skills you need to elevate and improve the lives of others.

Choose from three degree specializations:

Our program teaches you how to demonstrate collaborative and effective problem-solving skills using multiple theoretical approaches. You’ll cultivate administrative skills that require application of theory in various situations and settings. You’ll also research contemporary issues in the field to provide practical solutions and communicate results through clear, concise, and appropriate media.

Program Details

Credit Hours: 36

Est. Program Length: 12–24 months 

Tuition: See rates

Please note: This program is ideal for those working in helping professions. It does not, however, prepare you for state licensure as a clinical professional.

Career Ideas

The online master’s in human services prepares you for a variety of rewarding careers in the field. Some of the possible career outcomes include:

  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Human Services Educator
  • Social Services Manager
  • Community Services Manager
  • School Case Manager
  • Social and Community Service Manager