Welcome to the Human Services Program!

The Human Services major prepares students for careers in social change by providing students with the theoretical and skill-based background necessary for practice and research.

Students take academically rigorous courses relevant to the field while honing their skills through our extensive experiential educational opportunities. Through courses, service-learning, co-op and internships, students acquire professional skills related to counseling, nonprofit management, political advocacy, and organizational and community development.

Program News

City of Boston Love Your Block Initiative

The City of Boston recently launched an RFP for the Love Your Block initiative. Love Your Block is a new city initiative sponsored by Cities of Service to empower and engage residents around neighborhood revitalization.  Residents and civic groups are encouraged to design their own neighborhood improvement projects and apply for city mini-grant funding. Selected grantees…
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The CSSH Teaching Awards

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor and in recognition of the excellent teaching provided by faculty and graduate students in our college, the College of Social Sciences and Humanities is pleased to solicit nominations for the following annual awards: Outstanding Teaching Award: Tenured/Tenure-Track: open to any tenured or tenure-track faculty member in the college….
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Program Events


Favianna Rodriguez’s Artist Talk: Art, Social Justice & the Radical Imaginary

Favianna Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist based in Oakland, California. In 2013 Favianna co-founded CultureStrike, a network of cultural workers that call for migrants rights by creative positive narratives around migration. Favianna is one of the most engaged & visionary artists of our time. She is a creative citizen, an artist, organizer, entrepreneur, a change…
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Women in Public Office: Challenges, Progress & Impact

Women in Public Office: Challenges, Progress & Impact Mon. Sept. 21st, 2015, 5:30-6:45 pm | Curry Student Center Ballroom Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115   Please join us for an in-depth conversation about the challenges, risks, and rewards of being a woman elected leader today. RSVP encouraged. No charge for current NU…
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