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Human Services, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , NV,
The Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services in the Department of Educational & Clinical Studies is a rigorous program of study that helps students acquire the awareness, knowledge and skills necessary to promote mental well-being and to advocate for the populations they serve. 

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of an array of theoretical and applied human service, counseling and psychological theories;
  • Demonstrate a range of paraprofessional counseling skills sufficient to conduct entry-level human services interventions;
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and/or in writing and interact effectively with other helping professionals;
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand research and critique professional literature in human service, counseling and psychological professions;
  • Deliver professional services within the guidelines of the ethical and professional practice;
  • Meet consumer needs of diverse clients with an appreciation of multicultural perspectives;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the case management process, typically from intake through program design, implementation and evaluation to termination;
  • Demonstrate understanding of processes of social change through community development, advocacy and public policy;
  • Be prepared to secure a position in the helping profession or gain entrance to graduate school.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

The degree program has an applied emphasis with a strong grounding in counseling research and theory. Human Services graduates are prepared to enter the workforce in paraprofessional counseling positions in mental health, addictions, and child and adolescent services or pursue graduate degrees in the helping professions.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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Academic Requirements

Freshman applicants are admissible with either a 3.0 core GPA (calculated based on English, math, social science, and natural science) from the high school transcript, a 1120 SAT score, a 22 ACT composite score, or a Nevada Advanced High School Diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19670 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Paradise

  • 1088 - 1680 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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