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

Huntington 100

The Huntington 100 is an annual award given to a select group of Northeastern students. The honor recognizes the juniors and seniors who have excelled in the classroom and in the community, with a particular focus on research, entrepreneurship, experiential learning, and service. Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun invited the 2015 recipients to his home for…
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University to honor students, faculty, staff

The fifth annual Academic Honors Convocation will honor both students and faculty in Blackman Audi­to­rium on Thursday, April 23 at 3 p.m. Recipients include Human Services student Christie Civetta, CSSH, ’15…
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Program Events


MissRepresentation Roundtable + Screening

LEAD360 is hosting a screening and roundtable discussion: MissRepresentation. The documentary takes a critical look at the ways in which women are portrayed by the media and explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in the U.S. FREE Food included!


Gathering Gratitude – A Welcome Week ‘Giving Game’ presented by NS4G and HSO

Gathering Gratitude – A Welcome Week ‘Giving Game’ presented by NS4G and HSO Giving Games can be a series of quick interactions, lasting just a few minutes, or group discussions lasting around an hour.  Giving Games are a way to learn about ways to give most effectively and determining impactful giving opportunities.

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