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

#CapturingCommunity Suzie Kim

What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Once you start service-learning, you never go back to “regular” learning! I often used to say this as a joke but after going through a multitude of positions in the S-L program, I recognize that being part of S-L caused a huge paradigm shift for me……
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DOC Zambia in a Snapshot

Some snapshots of our service-learning students and our community partners in Zambia, where the Driving Social Change Dialogue just completed their summer semester abroad!

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Program Events


PHRGE Forum: “From Law School to Human Rights Leadership: A Personal Account”


Human Services Night (watching) the Improv Asylum

Ruggles Meet up at 5:50pm for dinner before the Show Starting Promptly 7:30pm Sit back and enjoy as you watch some of Boston’s best comedians perform. RSVP HERE If you would like to meet up with your fellow students at Ruggles before the show to grab a bite (on the program) please let us know…
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