Online B.S. Human Services

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Online

17
Courses

18+
Months

Overview of the Online Human Services Program

The Bachelor of Science in Human Services educates students from a biblical understanding of advocacy, to enhance service delivery, management, and social change through their work in human service organizations.

This program is designed to help you:

  • Apply critical thinking to real-world situations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical bases, best practices, and historical and current trends related to the human services profession
  • Identify, plan, and utilize resources to improve client situations
  • Utilize information and systems to appropriately manage and deliver human services
  • Understand the importance of culture, gender, diversity, and global perspective when working with clients

You’ll Learn To…

  • Integrate biblical perspectives on providing care to oppressed or disadvantaged people
  • Assess services to identified constituencies in social service agencies
  • Advocate for positive social change at the micro and macro levels
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and need for services rendered by social service agencies
  • Articulate a management plan for resources of the social service agency for the benefit of the community

Career Options

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TUITION

CREDIT HOURS
51 Total
TUITION
$392/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing iwuenroll@indwes.edu.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.

COURSES

Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

17 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence. For a full list of courses required to complete your degree, please visit the Bachelor General Education page.

PSY-150,HMSR-220,UNV-181,CRJ-309,SOC-210,PSY-250,ADC-310,ADC-320,PSY-370,PSY-366,CRJ-268,MAT-112,HMSR-340,HMSR-350,HMSR-420,HMSR-430,HMSR-490

REQUIREMENTS

Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of standard high school diploma or GED certification.
  • Original transcript from each undergraduate college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (DoED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor core program.

  • Completion of 120 credit hours.
  • Completion of all required core courses with a GPA of 2.25 or higher.
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of 30 hours of general education as specified.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

START DATES

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

*Effective 07-01-2021 through 06-30-2022