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

Students Make History With Cuba Co-ops

Northeastern students Car­o­line Bynum and Made­line Drake, third-year human services major, made higher edu­ca­tion his­tory, becoming the first two stu­dents in the world to do co-​​op in Cuba…
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New Group Therapy Program

The six sessions will be facilitated by two UHCS clinicians and will begin on Tuesday, February 28th at 6pm…
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Program Events


Nikole Hannah-Jones: “Racial Injustice and the New Investigative Journalism”

he has spent the last five years examining the way racial segregation in housing and schools is maintained through official action and policy and recently helped found The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, to increase the ranks, retention and profile of reporters and editors of color in the field…
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PHRGE Forum: Exploring Social Issues through a Human Rights Lens

Learn about Alfred’s amazing work with Green Advocates Liberia and his plans to continue that work here at Northeastern. ..
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