Placeholder image for Human Services

Human Services, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Boston, MA, United States
The Human Services program from the Fisher College readies students for entry-level employment and subsequent career advancement in the human services field in various public and private organizations and settings. 
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Human Services program at the Fisher College is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to assess the social and developmental needs of individuals and families—particularly of those who are considered at-risk or otherwise troubled—and either to participate directly in delivering the services required to address their needs, or to arrange and coordinate the delivery of quality services by others.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the purposes, methods, history, and contributions of Human Services professions; of the organization and functioning of the public and private agencies that constitute the domestic social welfare system; and of the delivery of services to individuals and families
  • Demonstrate skills in observation, needs assessment, social intervention, program development and implementation, and evaluation of outcomes
  • Assess the human service needs of individuals, families, and communities 
  • Employ techniques to encourage those they assist to become as self-sufficient as possible

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: 

  • Practice of Counseling and interviewing
  • Ethical Issues
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Systems and Policies 
  • Senior Project
  • Abnormal Psychology 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

General Requirements

  • A completed application form and $50 application fee.
  • Official transcript sent directly from your secondary school. Photocopies of transcripts are not acceptable. Transcripts must be translated into English. If you are not able to provide an official, translated transcript, we recommend that you utilize the services of the Center for Educational Documentation to provide Fisher College with appropriate documentation.
  • Official TOEFL results.
  • A notarized, current bank statement verifying that the student has a minimum of $52,000.00 U.S. Dollars in a cash account available for his or her use.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?