Learn the skills needed to start or advance your human services career.

Make a difference in your community with the online BS in Human Services from Lesley University. Our program develops the skills and knowledge you will use to shape social policies and provide for social needs. You’ll gain a strong foundation in the liberal arts, human growth and development, and human services delivery systems. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

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Advantages

  • Accelerate your degree by transferring up to 90 credits toward your degree.
  • Earn college credit for previous work and life experience.
  • Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online.
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising.

Program of Study

Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Course Type Credits
REQUIRED COURSES
CPSYC 1401 Life Span Development
3
CHMSR 1552 Intro to Human Services
3
CHMSR 2888 Micro & Macro Assessment
3
CHMSR 3553 Practical Ethics in Human Services
3
CHMSR 4888 Design & Management of Human Services Organizations
3
CPLCY 3552 Social Policy
3
CSOCS 3444 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
3
CSWRK 3201 Case Management in Social Work and Counseling
3
CHMSR 4551 Senior Capstone Seminar: Human Services and Counseling
3
CSOCL 3445 Race, Class, Gender
3
CHLTH 3300 Child and Adolescent Health
3
CPSYC 3405 Abnormal Psychology
3
CSOCL 2402 Sociology of the Family
3
CHMSR 3888.01 Internship I, part one
3
CHMSR 3888.02 Internship I, part two
3
CHMSR 4888.01 Internship II, part one
3
CHMSR 4888.02 Internship II, part two 3
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
The 42 general education credits may be fulfilled via transfer credit, prior learning assessment, or Lesley Courses.
Arts & Humanities 12
Liberal Arts Electives 12
Math & Science
6
Social Sciences
6
Writing 6
FREE ELECTIVES
The 27 credits of free electives may be fulfilled via transfer credit, prior learning assessment, or Lesley courses.
TOTAL CREDITS: 120

Cost

Tuition is $420 per credit hour.

Admission Requirements

You’ll need:
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • A résumé

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