In this Human Services program from the University of Arizona you will gain the skills to become a paraprofessional, administrator, or educator in such diverse settings as group homes and halfway houses; correctional facilities, non-profit community-based organizations, behavioral health centers; family, child, and youth service agencies, programs concerned with veterans affairs, advocacy, health & wellness, developmental disabilities, alcoholism, drug abuse, family violence, and aging.
The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) majors feature a common core of courses that develop writing, math, analysis, ethics, and critical thinking skills.
Human Services coursework focuses on workplace readiness, incorporating internship and senior capstone experiences. Students learn to think critically to solve real-world issues to promote accessibility, accountability, and coordination among professionals and agencies in service delivery.
What can you do with a degree in human services?
Plenty! A bachelor’s degree in human services prepares you for entry-level positions in the helping professions. Opportunity areas include social services/nonprofits, gerontology, developmental disabilities, criminal justice/corrections, child welfare, healthcare, education, and private sector business and industry.
A master's degree in counseling, social work, occupational therapy or related field, in addition to appropriate professional licensure, is usually necessary to provide therapy and for advancement to supervisory or administrative positions.
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- Leadership, Ethics, and Professional Practices
- Identity, Positionality & Cultural Humility
- Mathematics for Applied Sciences
- Program Planning and Evaluation
- Research Methods for Social Sciences
- Advanced Composition
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , Local
DisciplinesSociology Public Administration View 1354 other Masters in Sociology in United States
- CAST programs are designed for students transferring approximately 60 units from a regionally accredited institution.
- Entrance requirements include a 2.5 GPA (minimum), resume, and goal statement.
International37122 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 37122 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National36600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 36600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
In-State12600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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