Online Human Services Degrees and Certificates


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Undergraduate Human Services Degree and Certificate Programs

Graduate Human Services Degree Programs

  • Master of Science in Human Services

    Prepare for leadership positions in a variety of nonprofit, government, or private agencies. Choose from two concentrations: family and community services or organizational and social services. Fulfill the education requirements to sit for the Human Services—Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP™) certification exam offered by the Center for Credentialing & Education.

    • 45 Credits
    • $420 per Credit
    Financial Aid Options Available
  • Single Courses

    Certain courses are available to nondegree-seeking students. Upon successful completion of a course, you may transfer the credits earned toward a degree at Purdue Global if the course is part of the Purdue Global degree program.

    • Credits Vary
    • Cost per Credit Varies

Help Those Who Can’t Help Themselves

People who require the most assistance are often the ones least able to obtain it. With an online human services education at Purdue Global, you’ll be ready to take on leadership roles or work at organizations that offer assistance to children, families, the elderly, community services, or youth and family services.*

You’ll learn to assess client needs and identify, develop, or manage interventions and services that can vastly improve the quality of their lives.

Focus your studies with a degree concentration area that furthers your career goals. Through interactive webinars, informative speaker series, and clubs, you'll have many opportunities to learn and grow.

Take 3 Weeks and Get to Know Us

Experience a Purdue Global undergraduate program for an introductory 3-week period. There’s no financial obligation beyond the application fee.

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Can I Afford This?

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.
  • Military Tuition Reduction

    We Offer an Affordable Education for Military Students

    For undergraduate programs, tuition is reduced 55% per credit for current servicemembers and 38% per credit for veterans. Tuition reductions are also available for graduate programs and military spouses.

    Tuition Savings for Military

  • Financial Aid

    Learn How to Apply For and Receive Financial Aid

    Title IV federal financial aid is available for many of our degree programs. Get answers to common financial aid questions, learn about federal student aid, and get the facts about military Shopping Sheets.

    Financial Aid FAQ

  • Grants

    Determine Your Eligibility for Federal Grants

    Learn about federal financial grants and loan programs that may be available to Purdue Global students.

    Federal and State Grants

  • Transfer Credits

    Finish What You Started

    Earn credit for prior coursework completed at eligible institutions, including community colleges.

    Save Time and Money on Your Degree

  • Prior Work Experience

    Leverage Your Skills to Earn Your Degree Faster

    Discover pathways to earn undergraduate credit for your life and professional career experiences.

    Your Experience Counts

  • Prior Military Experience

    Graduate Sooner With Your Military Experience

    We offer college-level credit for ACE-evaluated military training and CLEP and DANTES examinations.

    Credit for Military Training

  • International Tuition Reduction

    We’re Committed to Providing an Affordable Path to Your Degree

    International students living outside of the United States are eligible for a 25% tuition reduction.

    International Tuition and Benefits

  • Corporate Partner Benefits

    Purdue Global, Your Employer, and You: a Great Partnership

    Employees of Purdue Global partner organizations may be eligible for special tuition reductions and could earn college credit for corporate training programs.

    Employee Savings and Benefits


*Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional certification or licensing may be required to work in certain fields.