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Human Services Degree Programs

Human Services Degrees

Would you like to have a positive impact on people in need? Saint Leo University’s human services degree programs prepare graduates to work in a variety of fields to improve quality of life for children, families, and those in need of supportive services to lead better lives. At Saint Leo’s University Campus, you can attain an undergraduate or graduate degree in this field, allowing you to work or serve as an administrator in human services.

Human services programs are also available at one of Saint Leo’s Education Centers in seven states or online. Become a leader in this field by attaining a human services degree conveniently at a location near you or from the comfort of your own home.

Saint Leo Human Services Degree

Human Services Degree Options

What is a Human Services Degree?

Saint Leo’s bachelor’s degree in human services helps students foster an understanding of the causes and consequences of individual and social problems. It prepares students for rewarding careers where they can make a positive impact on various communities in need. The foundation of the curriculum is systems theory, which provides a framework for understanding human behavior and social service delivery systems. 

The program emphasizes the development of problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, as well as an understanding of the principles of interpersonal behavior in the social environment, including the impact of cultural diversity. 

What Types of Human Services Degree Jobs are Available?

You can earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in human services either online or at Saint Leo’s University Campus. There are a variety of career opportunities available with a human services degree. Job titles may include:

  • Caseworker
  • Grant writer
  • Family support worker
  • Government benefits eligibility specialist
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Probation counselor
  • Community outreach worker
  • Mental health aid
  • Life skills counselor
  • Youth worker
  • Client advocate/Gerontology counselor
  • Healthcare
  • Child welfare
  • Mental health
  • Nonprofit and for-profit management