MA Degree in Human Services Online

Master of Arts in Human Services Online Degree Program

About the MA in Human Services Online Degree

The Master’s in Human Services degree is designed to give you a solid foundation in the study of human behavior and equip you with the practical helping skills you need to make a lasting impact on those around you.

In addition to an in-depth study of psychology, sociology, counseling, and social work, our degree in human services combines best practices in the industry with specialized coursework so you can graduate with confidence in your professional capacity to help others.

This customizable online master’s degree can be tailored to your specific interest or calling; specializations are available in areas like human sexuality, marriage and family, and life coaching.

*This program does not lead to any type of professional licensure.

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Benefits of HBU’s Degree in Human Services
Mental health is one of the few fields in the nation that is predicted to grow at almost three times the rate of other forms of employment; there is a clear need for ethical practitioners who will invest in the good of others. As a Christian university, we are committed to promoting the mental, social and spiritual well-being of populations and communities. If you feel called to help people — in a variety of professional environments — we are here to help you do it.

While you train to make the impact you always knew you could with an online Master’s in Human Services degree, we’ll strive to provide you with a well-rounded and rewarding educational experience that incorporates new and advancing methodologies promoting successful career outcomes for you in the field of mental health and leadership. You’ll also benefit from:

  • A customizable career path through the online MA in Human Services specializations
  • Experienced professors who have not only gained mastery of their content from their own first-hand experiences, but who are also committed to mentorship and your success
  • The ability to complete your online Master’s in Human Services degree online in less than two years; our mission is to equip you to make an impact on those you serve

Admission Requirements for the MA Degree in Human Services Online

Official Transcripts – Official transcripts should be sent directly to The Online Graduate School from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted. (If your degree-conferred transcript contains fewer than 100 hours of your undergraduate coursework, you will be required to submit all undergraduate transcripts. Any postbaccalaureate or graduate-level transcripts will also be required.)

References – Applicants must provide contact information for two (2) references on their application. References must be professional or academic contacts. Friends and family members should not be listed as references.

Resumé/CV – Email a current resumé or CV to The Online Graduate School at OnlineVerification@HBU.edu.

 

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Accreditation

Houston Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.