Human Services in Counseling Degree Programs

Available:
Evening Program
Online Program

Next Start Date: 
January 11, 2021 (Evening Program)
November 2, 2020 (Online Program)

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.

After Graduation 

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.

Job Opportunities

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.

Social Worker

  • 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.