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Accredited Colleges Offering Human Services Degrees

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Human services covers a wide range of careers, all of which center around working to support people, communities, and public interest. Careers in this field can be quite challenging as clients are often people in crisis, but the people best suited for this field find helping people in need very rewarding. Human services positions can be very hands on with the public, may be entirely behind-the-scenes office work, or somewhere in between.

People who work in human services are most often referred to as social workers, though this field covers people who work in healthcare, community groups, and advocacy organizations. Human services employees are most often involved in some aspect of assessing the needs of a particular client and creating a plan for assisting them. Depending on which career in the human services field you are interested in, the amount of education necessary can also vary widely. Some positions are available to people who have a GED or high school diploma, but most of the advanced careers with highest salaries require at least a bachelor's degree and often a master's.

Employment opportunities for social workers are expected to grow faster than the average in the coming years. The need for social workers and the services they provide is constantly increasing, especially in the areas of elder care, mental health, and substance abuse. (BLS) As the need for these services increases, and regulations require that they be made available to more members of the population, the need for qualified social workers will grow to meet demand. The best prospects for jobs can be found in rural areas where communities suffer from a lack of qualified human services providers; competition for jobs can be serious in urban areas where social work training is prevalent. Though salaries vary widely depending on job title, location, and speciality, most social workers earn between $35,000 and $55,000 per year.

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Ashford University Annual Tuition $10,632 - $13,400 Recommend Rate 100% (2 reviews)
118 Programs, 8 in Human Services (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BA/Applied Behavioral Science
  • BA/Child Development
  • BA/Health and Human Services
  • BA/Health and Human Services - Long-Term Care Specialization
University of the Rockies Online Annual Tuition Not Provided Recommend Rate Add Review
38 Programs, 10 in Human Services (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • Doctor of Psychology - Mediation and Conflict Resolution Specialization
  • MA in Human Services
  • MA in Human Services - Mental Health Administration Specialization
  • MA in Human Services - Nonprofit Management
Capella University Annual Tuition $13,176 Recommend Rate 67% (18 reviews)
261 Programs, 23 in Human Services (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • DPA - Public Administration
  • DSW - Social Work
  • M.S. General Studies in Human Behavior
  • Master of Science In Human Services (MS)
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Abilene Christian University
Campuses: Abilene
Annual Tuition $30,830 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
Adirondack Community College
Campuses: Queensbury
Annual Tuition $8,407 Recommend Rate Add Review
Adler University
Campuses: Vancouver
Annual Tuition $29,480 Recommend Rate Add Review
Aiken Technical College
Campuses: Graniteville
Annual Tuition $8,224 Recommend Rate Add Review
Aims Community College
Campuses: Greeley
Annual Tuition $10,424 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alabama State University
Campuses: Montgomery
Annual Tuition $15,656 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alamance Community College
Campuses: Graham, Burlington
Annual Tuition $7,950 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alaska Pacific University
Campuses: Anchorage
Annual Tuition $19,610 Recommend Rate Add Review
Albany Technical College
Campuses: Albany
Annual Tuition $4,792 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alcorn State University
Campuses: Alcorn State
Annual Tuition $6,386 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alderson Broaddus University
Campuses: Philippi
Annual Tuition $24,140 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alexandria Technical & Community College
Campuses: Alexandria
Annual Tuition $5,402 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allan Hancock College
Campuses: Santa Maria
Annual Tuition $6,750 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allegany College of Maryland
Campuses: Everett, Somerset
Annual Tuition $7,950 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allen County Community College
Campuses: Iola, Burlingame
Annual Tuition $2,910 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alliant International University
Campuses: San Diego
Annual Tuition $16,800 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alpena Community College
Campuses: Alpena
Annual Tuition $6,210 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alverno College
Campuses: Milwaukee
Annual Tuition $25,660 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alvin Community College
Campuses: Alvin
Annual Tuition $3,794 Recommend Rate Add Review
Amarillo College
Campuses: Amarillo, Dumas, Hereford
Annual Tuition $4,578 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Baptist College
Campuses: Nashville
Annual Tuition $10,074 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Indian OIC Inc
Campuses: Minneapolis
Annual Tuition $5,100 Recommend Rate Add Review
American International College
Campuses: Springfield
Annual Tuition $31,870 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Public University System
Campuses: Charles Town
Annual Tuition $6,880 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
American River College
Campuses: Sacramento
Annual Tuition $7,440 Recommend Rate Add Review
Amridge University
Campuses: Montgomery
Annual Tuition $6,900 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anderson University
Campuses: Anderson
Annual Tuition $27,680 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anderson University - SC
Campuses: Anderson
Annual Tuition $24,860 Recommend Rate Add Review
Andrews University
Campuses: Berrien Springs
Annual Tuition $27,000 Recommend Rate Add Review
Angelina College
Campuses: Lufkin
Annual Tuition $4,950 Recommend Rate Add Review

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