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

Northeastern Celebrates Community’s Highest Achievements

One of our very own Human Services student Katie Elliot has been awarded the Harold D. Hodgkin Award, one of the highest honors given to graduating seniors. Check out the article below written by by Jason Kornwitz. Northeastern University celebrated the highest achievements of students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the seventh annual Academic Honors…
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Service-Learning Expo 2017

Human Services attended the 2017 Service-Learning Expo…
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Program Events


nuCAUSE: 3rd Annual Careers for Social Impact – RESCHEDULED FROM 3/14 SNOW DAY

No matter what your major, if you want to be a change agent to make the world a better place, then join us for a panel discussion of like-minded professionals from different industries.  Learn what inspired our panelists to choose how they wanted to make a difference, what a typical week is like, how to find positions,…
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NULab March Events

NULab March Events March 13, 10:30am–12pm, 90 Snell Library “Feminist Methods in Digital Spaces”  A panel and discussion featuring: Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University Carla Brodley, Professor and Dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University Gillian Smith, Assistant Professor of Game…
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