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Human Services, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
Shorter University’s online Bachelor of Science in Human Services program will help students make a difference in the lives of others and their community and will also help students acquire the knowledge and skills they will need to develop as professionals in the human services industry. 

About

This degree prepares the student for positions with clinics, hospitals, government agencies, nonprofits, and other organizations that assist at-risk populations. Students will gain an understanding of the human developmental process and will learn to use their diagnostic skills to analyze and to manage behavioral issues. Students will also gain an understanding of global and domestic problems, cross-cultural differences, diversity, as well as the ethical responsibilities of their profession.

Program Strengths

Students will gain an understanding of the human developmental process and will learn to use their diagnostic skills to analyze and to manage behavioral issues. Students will also gain an understanding of global and domestic problems, cross-cultural differences, diversity, as well as the ethical responsibilities of their profession.

Career Opportunities

Many social support sectors fall under the umbrella of human services, including working with children and families, the elderly, immigrants, veterans, the homeless, and people with disabilities, addictions, or mental illnesses. Human services graduates work alongside social workers, detectives, doctors, and other specialists who help individuals tackle major challenges in their lives.This diversity means that there are a wide variety of careers available for graduates.

Some familiar job titles that can be obtained with a Bachelor of Science with a major in Human Services include Adult Services Worker, Intake Coordinator, Substance Abuse Worker, Elderly Services Provider, Psychiatric Assistant, and Case Manager.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Writing in Social Science
  • Introduction to Human Services
  • Lifespan Development
  • Professional Ethics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    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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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

1. Online Application 

2. English Test Scores: Native English speakers must submit SAT scores. Non-native English speakers must submit one official score: 

  • SAT: 450 critical reading + 450 math 
  • Cambridge English Exams
  • TOEFL ibt: 61- undergraduate, 68- graduate 
  • IELTS: 5

3. Transcript & Passport: We evaluate international transcripts in-house for undergraduate applicants! 

4. Proof of Finances: Provide official documentation showing that you, your family, and/or your sponsor can pay for your first year's expenses. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    360 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 360 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    360 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 360 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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