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Human Services, B.A./B.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ashland, OR, United States
Human Services from Southern Oregon University lets you learn about your community and social environment, improve your career opportunities to reach educational goals, and enhance specific human relations skills and strengthen your ability to work effectively in social services.
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Overview

Human Services from Southern Oregon University is focusing on the needs of human service professionals. If you are a student that has completed an Associate of Arts degree or approximately two years of college, who wants to better understand their community and social environment, who has a desire to improve their career opportunities and reach educational goals, and wishes to enhance specific human relations skills and strengthen their ability to work effectively in social services, then this degree is for you! Classes are conveniently scheduled at nights in Ashland and Medford to accommodate the schedules of working students.

Careers

  • Community Organizer
  • Teacher
  • Cultural Resource Manager
  • Social/Human Service Worker
  • Non-Profit Program Coordinator
  • Museum Professional
  • Correctional Officer
  • International Development Consultant
  • Program Evaluator
  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist

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:

  • Program Development
  • Group Dynamics 
  • Process of Behavior Change
  • Helping Skills
  • Crisis Intervention Strategies 
  • Poverty, Family, and Policy
  • Sociology of Families 
  • Health Issues in the Rural United States 
  • Program Evaluation 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete the online international student application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts from your high school, including an English-language version. Depending on your country, documents are called transcripts, marks sheets, A-Levels, or a Secondary Leaving Certificate.
  • Submit official transcripts for any completed university-level coursework.
  • Send a copy of your high school diploma.
  • Submit official English Proficiency exam results, or attend the Intensive English Program.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) Minimum Criteria: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8820 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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