(877) 622-2009
Request InfoSchedule a visitApply Now
Start your online degree today!
Military Students
Contact Admissions
Contact Admissions
Visit the Saint Leo University campus
Learn more about how to start an online degree today
Talk to us today: (877) 622-2009
human-services-social-work.png

Human Services Administration, Master of Science

Flexibility for the Working Professional

  • Evening and weekend classes; program also available online
  • Complete 12 classes in one year (full time basis) or two years (part time basis)
  • 1 – 2 courses per 8 week term

Why choose Human Services Administration at Saint Leo?

It is an advanced degree that prepares graduates with the knowledge, values and skills they need to administer a human services agency or organization.

Students will study:

  • leadership
  • management
  • board development
  • program planning
  • create new services or improve existing ones
  • community needs assessment
  • program evaluation
  • grantsmanship

Additionally, students will learn:

  • how to organize a private for profit, or non-profit organization as well establish a social entrepreneurship
  • develop a 501 (c)(3) application
  • organize a board of trustees
  • implement a mission statement

View Program Brochure  •  View Degree Requirements


Where can you work with a degree in Human Services Administration?

  • healthcare
  • child welfare
  • mental health
  • counseling
  • program development that services your own community
  • non-profit and for profit management

Professional Devlopment Opportunities

An optional field placement course with hands on interning experience within a human service agency as an administrator is available

Complete applied courses where you will learn:

  • how to develop new organizations
  • how to search for funding
  • develop fundraising ideas and plans
  • market the programs
  • collaborate with board of directors
  • recruit a volunteer workforce

What will you learn?

Program graduates will be able to:

  • Develop a strategy and fundraising plan for a human services organization
  • Identify fundraising tools that include people, skills, equipment, and technology
  • Locate organizations and websites that are sources for public and private grants
  • Develop a grant application for use in a human services organization
  • Determine action steps to address organizational legal and ethical issues
  • Recognize and apply the National Organization of Human Services Code of Ethics
  • Discuss the history and the need for past and present human services and the vulnerable populations they serve such as:
    • children
    • the aged
    • mentally and physically challenged
    • victims of crime and abuse
    • those living in poverty
    • substance abusers
    • those who are chronically ill
  • Describe new models of human services organizations including private for profit, private non-profit, and social entrepreneurship
  • Create a marketing plan for a human service organization
  • Apply human resource management concepts
  • Identify ethical issues that challenge human service professionals
  • Analyze the administrative policies and procedures
  • Develop an annual budget
  • Construct job descriptions
  • Describe the concept of a needs assessment and how they are conducted
Apply today
Schedule a Visit to Tour the Campus

Request Information

By submitting this form, I understand and agree that Saint Leo University may contact me via email, text, telephone, and prerecorded message regarding furthering my education and that calls may be generated using automated technology. You may opt-out at any time. Please view our privacy policy or contact us for more details.

Contact Admissions

Toll Free: (877) 622-2009

Email Us:

University Campus
admissions@saintleo.edu
Graduate
grad.admissions@saintleo.edu
Online & Education Centers
coladmission4@saintleo.edu

Admissions Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Select Saturdays: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Closed Sundays

CONTACT ADMISSIONS