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Our Human Services Bachelor's degree-completion program prepares you for a rewarding, service-oriented career helping individuals and families get through difficult times. This non-licensed program provides career opportunities, such as social service manager, human services administrator and community service manager in settings ranging from courts and victim advocacy organizations to foster homes, juvenile justice centers and health facilities.

Through courses led by industry-experienced instructors and applied in-field internship or capstone opportunities, you develop the poise and familiarity you need to help individuals in crisis situations and who need assistance improving their lives. Available fully online to Associate's degree-holders, our Human Services Bachelor's degree is offered in our accelerated degree-completion format. To offer a more flexible schedule and help you save money, we offer Flex Choice® —an option that allows you to combine traditional courses and optional self-directed assessments in order for you to earn your degree with more flexibility and affordability.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree-Completion Program 18 Months

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Gain In-Field Human Services Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful career as a human services professional. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:

  • Crisis Response Strategies

    Gain an understanding of the impact and response to crisis situations including stress, assault, substance abuse and loss, and the roles and relationships of victims, police officers, nurses and counselors.

  • Public Service Knowledge

    Explore the benefits and challenges of four public services—mental health, education, criminal justice and social services—functioning independently in one community.

  • Organization and Leadership

    Examine the structure of community organizations, how systems are affected and populations are served.

  • Real-World Experience

    Our internship program enables you to develop practical and relational skills in a real-world environment—an advantage with employers after graduation.

*This program has not been approved by any state professional licensing body, and this program is not intended to lead to any state issued professional license. For further information on professional licensing requirements, please contact the appropriate board or agency in your state of residence.

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Health Sciences programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Morrison County Social Services
  • Applied Behavioral Rehabilitation Institute, Inc
  • Catholic Charities St. Cloud Children's Home
  • Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
  • South Dakota Human Services Center
  • Opportunity Manor

116 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

Average Salary

for our Human Services Graduates:

  • Associate's Degree$30,299

Program Entry Requirements

You will need to pass a criminal background check prior to enrolling as a Human Services Bachelor's degree student. To learn more, contact us today.

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In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.* Here is the average salary by percentile and projected job growth for human services professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2024)
Social and Community Service Managers$38,770$48,920$63,5309%
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Others$24,370$32,090$41,8908%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed August 9, 2016] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed February 25, 2016] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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