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Human Services, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Building upon empathy and commitment to social justice, students actively engage in mentoring, community-based research and service projects. The Human Services program offered by George Washington University is one of the social and behavioral sciences disciplines in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.Areas of study include sociology, psychology, criminal justice and political science.Students gain a foundation in leadership, management and policy formulation, grounded in the transformation of theory to application with service-learning experience.

The close-knit group of students and faculty are actively engaged with learning and making a difference.

What can I do in the Human Services & Social Justice field?

Career fields include work in advocacy, assisted-living facilities, child care, community development, nonprofits, counseling, cultural institutions, social work, government agencies, hospitals and health care agencies, public interest law and correctional institutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Human Services and Social Justice
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Organizing for Social Justice in Human Services
  • Role of NGOs in International Humanitarian Assistance
  • Interpersonal Relationships in Human Services
  • Human Interactions: Child and Adolescent Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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