Online Undergraduate Certificate in Human Services

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Overview of the Online Certificate in Human Services

Do you feel your calling is to help others meet basic needs or improve their quality of life? Are you looking for the faith-based education and career support that only a Christian universitycan provide?

The Indiana Wesleyan University Human Services Certificate program affords students the opportunity to acquire specialized knowledge of the field of human services. In addition to an overview of sociology, cultural anthropology and the psychology of personality, this program provides specific emphasis in current social problems, crisis intervention, and issues in marriage and family that can be of great benefit to people in business, ministry, healthcare, community and social services, and many other professions and services. The certificate itself serves as documentation of this accomplishment, as does the transcript notation.

Completion of a certificate program in human services can serve as a signal to prospective employers that you are a person with the drive and determination to excel. Not only will the course of study enhance your knowledge of human services, but earning the certificate also will distinguish you from others in your workplace or employment market. Students completing the Human Services Certificate can acquire a valuable competitive advantage in any career or profession.

The Human Services certificate undergraduate program is available online and at various locations in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio to students currently in Associate's and Bachelor's programs, and also to adult education students who are registered as unclassified. Degree-seeking students must earn at least nine of the 15 certificate credit hours at IWU. Unclassified students must complete all 15 credit hours through IWU to be eligible for the certificate.

TUITION

CREDIT HOURS
15 Total
TUITION
$341/ Credit Hour *

The total credit hours and per-credit-hour costs listed above are effective for the core program. If applicable, students will need to pay for appropriate tuition, books, and any additional fees for prerequisite or other required courses. Costs may change if you withdraw from the program and restart in a future program at a later date.

FINANCIAL AID

This program does NOT qualify for Financial Aid on its own, only when packaged with a degree seeking program.

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.

5 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 university catalog.

SOC-150,SOC-152,SOC-200,SOC-225,PSY-365,CRJ-268,PSY-370

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.

  • Accepted as a regular degree seeking student or as an unclassified student
  • Unclassified student requires proof of high school graduation

  • Unclassified student requires proof of high school graduation

Completion Requirements

  • 15 credit hours from the selected courses in the specified certificate area
  • Nine of the credits must be earned at IWU for degree seeking students
  • Minimum grade of "C" in each course
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a certificate

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) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools www.ncahlc.org, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, www.cccu.org, 202-546-8713.

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