Get ready to make a real difference in the world with a bachelor’s degree in human services.
With in-class coursework and field training, our bachelor’s degree in human services prepares you to help make a difference in the lives of others. This program was created with input from working professionals to ensure that you learn all the skills needed to start a career in the highly rewarding field of human services.
- Through a combination of psychology, general education and human services courses, you’ll gain a well-rounded education that will allow you to work with a diverse range of people in varying circumstances.
- Once you have a bachelor’s degree in human services, you’ll be able to start a career in a meaningful role, such as case manager, direct-service social worker, mental health team member, shelter personnel or a direct care provider or supervisor.
- The Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree program at Baker College is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE).
Learn Your Way
Human Services classes are taught exclusively through Online Live. Plus, general education and prerequisite courses are typically available through Baker Online, Online Live, and on all campuses throughout Michigan.Learn More
Why Study Human Services?
For those who want to help improve the lives of others, human services can be a very rewarding field. The work of human services professionals centers on helping individuals cope with their everyday lives and develop the skills needed for self-empowerment. This involves working with a broad range of age groups (from infants to seniors) in a variety of settings that may include families, the elderly, substance abuse, residential programs, administration, child welfare, criminal justice, developmental disabilities, education, gerontology and health care.
With a bachelor’s degree in human services, you will have the opportunity to serve diverse populations in a variety of non-profit, private and public sectors.
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The Baker College Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree program is a 4-year, IACBE-accredited program consisting of 120 credit hours (90 hours of major courses and 30 hours of general education requirements). Our curriculum includes ethics and issues in human services, child welfare services and two 180-hour human services internships.View Full Curriculum
Ethics and Issues in Human Services
Child Welfare Services
Human Services Internship I
Outcomes & Performance
Our quality-focused, market-driven and rigorous program curricula will establish and enhance core business knowledge and the ability to anticipate and react to societal changes, as well as provide students with technological proficiency, the ability to make ethical decisions and the communication skills that embody the professional acumen graduates need to make positive contributions to their chosen fields.
This program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE), 3337 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 / 571-257-3959 / Web address: www.cshse.org.
Online Classes Available Anywhere
Baker College online programs are available to students across the country. In Michigan our students come from Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Owosso, Traverse City, and many other locations. Beyond Michigan, our online graduates hail from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and other states.
On Campus Unavailable
Core courses for this degree program are not offered on campus.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available on campus each semester.View campus locations
Unavailable on Baker Online
Core courses for this degree program are not offered through Baker Online.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Baker Online each semester.Baker Online
Available on Online Live
Core courses for this degree program are not offered through Online Live.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available through Online Live each semester.Online Live