Human Services
College of Professional Studies

Human Services Overview

Program Name Master of Science in Human Services
College Name College of Professional Studies
Entry Terms Winter: January 11, 2016
Spring: April 11, 2016
Credits Required for Graduation 45 Quarter Hours
Tuition 2015-2016 Tuition
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Designed for individuals who want to advance their careers in the field of human services, the Master of Science in Human Services helps you address a wide range of societal issues. Often responsible for working with vulnerable populations, human service professionals must be skilled at conducting assessments, developing service plans and policies, leading interdisciplinary teams, and managing care for at-risk clients. Students in this program often have experience in social work, healthcare, local, state, or nonprofit organizations.

As a student in this program, you will have the opportunity to examine human service policies, assess methods for facilitating community involvement, and consider how to engage diverse groups of stakeholders in strategic partnerships. Reflecting Northeastern University’s philosophy of practice-oriented education, this human services master’s degree includes work-based applications and a capstone service-learning project, providing you with practical experience you may apply to your current or future professional career.