Human Services

The world needs leaders—are you ready? SJC Online provides you with a path to succeed in a career focusing on the support and encouragement of those who need it most. Develop the competencies necessary for human services: advocacy, assessment, interviewing, group facilitation, introductory counseling skills, case management, program development and evaluation, as well as critical thinking and communication.

Earning your Bachelor of Science in Human Services through SJC Online will prepare you to make improvements and to meet the needs of the individuals and communities that system serves. Learn the skills needed to connect with others and impact the lives of those in your community.

Career Advancement

This program will prepare you for a career as an addiction counselor, mental health worker, assisted living manager or an outreach worker. You will also be prepared to advance your education through graduate studies in mental health counseling, social work and human services administration.

Program Highlights:

  • 120 credit hours
  • Rolling admission
  • Flexible online schedule

The Master of Science in Human Services Leadership is designed to cultivate specialized leadership skills within human services through a research-based, leadership development curriculum. This online program focuses on developing specific competencies needed for success in the workplace. You will gain an understanding of the importance of relating theoretical knowledge to the real world.

Career Advancement

There is an increasing need for qualified leaders in fields such as child welfare, mental health, substance abuse, family support, health care, criminal justice and public safety, to name a few. Obtaining your master’s in human services from SJC Online will help you excel in your chosen field. Our program provides you with the skills and specializations to position yourself as a respected professional in the industry.

Program Highlights:

  • 30 credit hours
  • Consists of 10 courses
  • Rolling admission
  • Flexible online schedule

Shape the future faster than ever before. Earn your B.S. in Human Services and your M.S. in Human Services Leadership online from SJC Online in a shortened time period when you choose the dual degree program. Learn to build on the understanding of addressing the human needs in a community to become a highly qualified leader in the industry.

Career Outlook

Extensive job opportunities in the nonprofit and private sectors typically include child welfare, mental health, substance abuse, family welfare, advocacy, community organizing and aging. Earning your degrees in human services online from SJC Online will help you excel in any area of the field and will increase your potential for career advancement along a managerial track.

Program Highlights:

  • 138 credit hours
  • Rolling admission
  • Flexible online schedule

Our online post baccalaureate certificate in human services leadership will prepare you for success as an administrator in your workplace. You will focus on the specific competencies in the human services field needed to advance or transition in your career.

Career Outlook

The Advanced Certificate in Human Services Leadership is designed to help you transition in your career as a successful administrator in the human services field. This certificate will prepare you to take on a leadership role and enhances the potential for a promotion.

Program Highlights:

  • 12 credit hours
  • One-year completion
  • Rolling admission
  • Flexible online schedule
  • Courses may be applied toward the M.S. Human Services Leadership program