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

Planned Parenthood Article in Woof Magazine

Check out Laney Chase, 3rd year Human Services and Criminal Justice Major, quoted in Woof Magazine’s article about Planned Parenthood.

Service Learning in Woof Magazine

Check out Dana Wells-Barrett, 3rd year Human Services Major, quoted in Woof’s Service-Learning article!

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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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