Bachelor of Science in Human Services

Southeastern University’s BS in Human Services program is for students who feel called to the interdisciplinary, vital, and rapidly growing human services industry. This degree prepares students to become helpers in multiple settings and environments. Students will learn the knowledge and skills necessary to link people in need with sources of aid and assistance. Graduates of this program will be qualified to work in environments such as clinics, nursing homes, social services agencies, substance abuse programs, homeless shelters, and community organizations.

Program Outcomes

Students who complete the human services program will:

  • Be prepared to enter a variety of service settings
  • Be prepared to make a difference in the lives of those they serve
  • Hold a degree that is applicable to a wide variety of jobs and graduate programs

Total Credits: 124 hours

  • General education core: 54 hours
  • Required major core: 39 hours
  • General electives: 31 hours

Program Length: Classes offered in 4-week increments
Program Delivery: Online cohort
Tuition: $390 per credit hour

Admission Requirements

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Biographical essay
  • Personal reference form
  • ACT or SAT I scores (if applicable)

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General Education Core (54 hours)

Art of Communication (9 hours)
Behavioral Science (3 hours)
Historical Perspective Elective (3 hours)
Social Science Elective (3 hours)
Business (2 hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts (3 hours)
Literature Elective (3 hours)
Mathematics (6 hours)
Natural Sciences (4 hours with lab)
Religion Core (12 hours)
Theology Elective (3 hours)
Religion Elective (3 hours)

Major Core (39 hours)

Program Courses

General Electives (31 hours)




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