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Online Bachelor's Degree in Human Services

The online bachelor's in human services degree provides students with the  foundational knowledge and skills required to work in the human services field. Our online human services degree curriculum emphasizes courses that enhance self-awareness and increases understanding of personal values while fostering an appreciation of diversity and the needs of humanity. You can complete the Bachelor of Arts in Human Services or the Bachelor of Science in Human Services online or on campus.

The human services bachelor’s degree program’s goal is to provide an education in the areas of professional helping skills, behavioral theory, and current social issues. Students are equipped to conduct ethical practice, establish appropriate boundaries, and apply their skills within the profession.  Upon completion of the BA or BS in human services online or in person program, careers you would be qualified to pursue include probation officer, community service manager, counselor, and probation officer.  If you’re interested in earning a degree in a meaningful field, consider a bachelor’s in human service. Distance education options are available for those who need a more flexible program.

Bachelor's in Human Services Jobs

There are a wide array of career options open to students who successfully complete human services bachelor’s degree programs, including:

  • Social Service Worker
  • Adult Daycare Case Manager
  • Life Skills Instructor
  • Intake Interviewer
  • Home Health Case Manager
  • Mental Health Case Worker
  • Probation Officer

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of Social Services is expected to fill almost 89,200 jobs by 2030. 


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


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If you're looking for an online bachelor's degree in human services, UC has the program to complement your busy schedule.  Fill out the form on this page to get more information about the bachelor's in human services! Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and more!

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