Human Services (B.S.)

If you care about people, enjoy working with them, and have a knack for problem solving, a degree in human services is the right choice for you.  You will get the skills you need to gain positions in public and private institutions that proved services for disadvantaged groups in our society. 

The Program

You will learn about social issues, problem solving, and how to develop programs in the human services field.  You’ll find an enriching and vibrant educational setting as well as field experience opportunities in human service agencies.  As a human services major, you will learn how to address issues like crime, poverty, alcoholism, child abuse, and discrimination.

The Faculty

Our team of faculty members will be there to instruct, guide, and inspire you every step of the way. You will get the expert guidance you need to succeed in the field, as well as internship opportunities, field experience, and research opportunities from your professors that will give you the professional exposure you need to enter the job market.

The Results

 Your human services degree will prepare you for a wide array of career opportunities, including the choice of pursuing an advanced degree in social work, counseling, psychology, and sociology.

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 The reason I am where I am today is because of Henderson State University -- the professors, the atmosphere of learning, and the expectations of all the students, along with the rigor of the discipline in which I studied. I hope that I can do half of what Henderson did for me to those I come in contact with through my career and volunteering!

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Annette ScoginBachelor of Science in Education - Elementary/Secondary Physical Education, 1989
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