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

You’re With Us Visits Campus

“Thank you Northeastern University for inviting for You’re With Us! students into your classroom today! The Human Service department welcomed us into their science of play class. It was a great day! We had lunch with NU students and then got to see what it is like in their lecture! We even joined in on…
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Summer 2 Class Just Added!

The International Affairs Program Summer 2 Class just added! Registration is still open for summer classes.  Classes begin July 2nd.Lighten the course load and requirements for next year!   *COURSE JUST ADDED* Summer 2018 Session 2 July 2-August 21st INTL 2400 Politics of Islam & Gender with Professor Betul Eksi Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30pm-5pm For course info, click here  …
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Program Events

04/02/2018

Sustaining Yourself in the Age of #MeToo: A Self-Care Workshop

It’s hard to pick up the paper or sign on to social media without facing a barrage of news stories related to sexual violence. While it’s great that #MeToo has pushed the national dialogue about sexual violence to the forefront, it can also be overwhelming. In the midst of all this, you—survivors, significant others, and…
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04/12/2018

Spotlight Series on Race: Millennials Respond

A millennial response to the Globe Spotlight Series on Race is being held on April 12, 2018 FROM 6:30-8 at the Emerson Paramount Center with a small reception to follow. The Boston Globe series highlighted the black brain drain happening in Boston and we will engage with the young people who have chosen to stay…
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