• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Program Highlights

Through case studies and interactive classroom activities, you will build foundational knowledge in case management techniques, prevention theories and concepts, and human development. You will gain an understanding of people’s capacity for growth and change while learning to advocate for social justice by practicing your skills in the areas of counseling, ethical decision-making, and crisis intervention. Upon completion of your studies, you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply the theories and principles of human development, counseling dynamics, and social and legislative issues to various human service settings
  • Integrate and apply information such as client data, statistical information and record keeping in the delivery of human services
  • Assess and organize the needs of clients and client groups about programming, service planning and outcomes
  • Demonstrate proficiency in understanding and exploring interpersonal dynamics regarding improving service delivery
  • Reflect upon and discuss your values, beliefs, and ideas to more effectively provide direct services in the human services field

The Human Services - Sociology (Health and Community Services) degree from Post University is designed to take students beyond the classroom. In addition to learning from professionals with real-world expertise, you will have the opportunity to integrate and apply what you’ve learned in a human service setting through a supervised field experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Human Services
  • Social Welfare
  •  Multicultural Issues in Human Services
  • Principles to Sociology
  •  Sociology of Marriage & the Family
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Race and Ethnicity 
  • Deviant Behavior

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Possess a General Education Development (GED) certificate or state-specific equivalent diploma.
  • Possess a Home Study certificate or transcript from a Home Study program that is equivalent to high school level and recognized by the applicant’s home state, and they must be beyond the age of compulsory attendance in that state.

Applicants must attest to high school graduation or equivalent. Acceptable forms of attestation may include proof of graduation included on the FAFSA, or any document deemed acceptable by the US Department of Education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    570 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    570 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waterbury

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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Human Services - Sociology (Health and Community Services)
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