Individuals with a passion for helping others and who wish to make their own unique mark on the human services industry should consider Argosy University's Master of Science in Human Services online degree program. The National Organization for Human Services defines the objectives of the field as "meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention, as well as remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of service populations."
The Master of Science in Human Services is ideal for those already employed in the human service industry who wish to advance in their careers, or for those who are planning a career change. Students will have the opportunity to:
The Master of Science in Human Services applies relevant academic theory to problems encountered in practice. Completion of this program does not lead to state licensure. The ideal candidate will either be licensed in a human services discipline, such as psychology, social work, or counseling, or will not be seeking licensure to work as administrators in the human services field.
Graduates of the Master of Science in Human Services program work in public and private human services agencies and organizations such as mental health centers, guidance centers, child protection agencies, public welfare agencies, mental health hospitals, alcohol and drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and some educational settings.
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Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org)