The Human Services field focuses on meeting the basic needs of your community.
The Human Services field empowers you to provide your community with the highest possible quality of life. In the program, you’ll take courses related to:
The field of Human Services focuses on meeting the basic needs of our communities, including the health and well-being of individuals and families, assistance with social services, helping with preventing and solving problems, and striving to provide the highest quality of life possible. In the program, students take courses related to counseling, diversity, human development, relationships and group dynamics, and helping people in various capacities.
Although many career paths require advanced training and/or certification, students majoring in Human Services commonly become social workers, mental health counselors, human service assistants, case workers, and public administrators.
Jobs in the community and social service field are projected to grow 11.2% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $44,960. The median wage for community and social service occupations in Missouri specifically is $41,270.
Many career paths require advanced training or certification. A Bachelor of Science in Human Services will prepare you to work in broad range of fields, including:
To earn this degree, you will complete General Education courses plus 42 hours specific to the Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree.