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Human Services

Black Hills State University

48 months
Duration
9723 USD/year
11742 USD/year
8672 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Human Services program at Black Hills State University provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand and address unique needs of various human populations. 

Overview

The degree is an interdisciplinary program where students study the psychology and sociology of human behavior and learn how this information can be used to address human needs. Through three emphasis areas, students also have opportunities to focus their studies and take internships within the field for academic credit.

Within and beyond South Dakota, our alumni are working as ranking law enforcement officers, child protection specialists, disabilities services administrators, probation and parole officers, and in many other critical professions. Graduates also attend graduate school in the counseling, social work, and public health fields.

Human Services At BHSU

The Human Services degree at Black Hills State University will provide you with the knowledge necessary to understand and address unique needs of various human populations. BHSU HMS is an interdisciplinary program which allows you to study the psychology and sociology of human behavior and learn how this information can be used to address human needs. BHSU offers emphases in Community Studies, Family Studies, and Justice Studies, allowing you the opportunity to focus your research and take internships within the field best suited for you. Our alumni are currently employed as ranking law enforcement officers, child protection specialists, probation and parole officers, disability services administrators, and many other related professions. Graduates also attend graduate school in the counseling, social work, and public health fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Case Management
  • Program Planning & Evaluation
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Problems
  • Research Methods 
  • Race & Ethnic Relations
  • Social Policy
  • General Psychology
  • Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
  • Psychology of Trauma

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

Complete the following high school courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of math (algebra or higher level)
  • 3 years of laboratory science
  • 3 years of social science
  • 1 year of fine arts

Students must meet one of the following admissions requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Minimum composite ACT of 18 (SAT score of 970 or above)
  • Rank in the top 60% of high school class

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9723 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9723 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11742 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8672 USD per year during 48 months.

WY, CO, MT, ND, NE, IA Residents (In-State Tuition): $ 8,672

Living costs for Spearfish

1144 - 1990 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.

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