Human Services, B.Sc. | Online (optional) | Cambridge College | Boston, United States
48 months
462 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
462 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
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The Human Services degree from Cambridge College provides broad-based knowledge of individuals, families, and communities, with historical and multicultural perspectives.


The Human Services program at Cambridge College is guided by systemic and holistic thinking—along with an appreciation of research and how it informs practice. Graduates will be prepared to work effectively with people across a variety of settings using a unique strengths-based and culturally relevant approach. Our goal is to be an integral part of the change that needs to happen to create a more just and equitable society.

Jobs in Human Services

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health and human services industry is growing rapidly, offering a wide range of professional opportunities for candidates with the essential skills and training.

Graduates have gone on to work and lead in a variety of settings—working with adolescents in residential programs, with the elderly in nursing homes, in community health centers, as program directors, as case managers, and as outreach workers. They also work in prevention and in treatment, in after-school programs, and criminal justice programs.

Graduates of the bachelor’s program are also well positioned to enter graduate studies in human services, psychology, counseling, social work, and related fields.

Example Human Services Courses

The human services degree at Cambridge College includes courses such as:

  • Strategies for Change
  • Case Management for Human Services
  • Community Building Principles and Strategies
  • Human Services Field Education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Domestic Violence: Risks, Trends, Resources
  • Case Management for Human Services
  • The Art of Advocacy, Skills for Policy and Service Delivery
  • Understanding Family & Community Systems
  • Community Building Principles & Strategies
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

A completed application must be received within enough time for students to receive the i20 and arrive in the U.S. prior to the term start-date.


120 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete, signed application
  • Application fee: $50, nonrefundable ($100 for international students)
  • Completed Application Supplement for F1 International Students
  • Photocopy of your current passport
  • Photocopy of your visa (if you are currently in the U.S.)
  • Photocopy of pages 1 and 3 of your current I-20 (if you are in the U.S. in F1 status)
  • Official transcripts from your last degree conferred. If your last degree was conferred by a school outside the U.S., you must also submit:
  • An official certified English language translation, if the document is not in English
  • An official transcript evaluation, completed by a nationally recognized agency listed on the Massachusetts Department of Education website.  Evaluations performed by non-nationally recognized agencies will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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