Bachelor of Science in Human Services in Youth/Family Services and Administration Overview
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of social and community service managers is projected to grow 17% from 2019 to 2029, more than 4 times the average for all occupations.* Purdue Global’s online human services degree can prepare you to join a growing field.
The bachelor's degree in human services blends theory and practice, giving you the opportunity to explore the public and private policies that drive the day-to-day operations of human service agencies and how they can best intervene on behalf of the clients served.
Curriculum draws from multiple disciplines, including human services, developmental psychology, sociology, law, and criminal justice, and is focused on preparing you to:
- Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of social service programs or a community outreach organization.
- Oversee the program's or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, including program requirements and benefits.
- Collaborate with or direct the work of case workers, social service workers, or probation officers.
- Provide interventions and develop intervention strategies.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.