Human Services in Counseling Degree Programs
Next Start Date:
August 23, 2021
The B.A. program in Human Services-Counseling builds upon the academic and hands-on experiences gained with an Associate’s Degree in Human Services. The bachelor’s program completes the academic training required for careers in Human Services that can bring positive change to many populations. A Human Services professional may provide direct services to clients, supervise personnel, administer programs, and develop policies.
In order to declare a Human Services major, you must have an Associate’s Degree in Human Services from a regionally accredited two year college. The Human Services program is offered on Columbia College campus in the evening or as an Associate’s to Bachelor’s program.
Overall employment of social workers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by increased demand for healthcare and social services, but will vary by specialization.
With a degree in Human Services, you may provide direct services to clients, supervise personnel, administer programs, and develop policies. Most graduates go on to work in social work, counseling, non-profit or advocacy organizations, or human resource services.
- Median Pay 2018: $49,470
- Job Outlook 2018-2028: Projecting 11% growth
Human Services Areas of Study
The Human Service in Counseling degree course requirements are identical for undergraduate and evening program students. Learn about the classes we offer and areas you can focus on when you study Human Service in Counseling.
Human Service: Counseling (Evening & Online Program)