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Prepare to Work in Community Social Services in Non-Licensure Roles

This specialization prepares you to work in community social services in non-licensure roles. You will study strategies to promote well-being in a variety of settings, including schools, communities, and organizations. Courses also explore the theoretical, ethical, social, political, and cultural factors that influence social services programs. You will learn how to identify the needs of individuals and families and help these clients navigate services in their communities.

This specialization can help prepare you for a career as a community case worker, program coordinator, or non-clinical social services worker in an agency.1

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Choose the Path That Is Right for You

TRACK I: Choose this track if you have a master's degree from an accredited university in human services, counseling, social work, or psychology.

TRACK II: Choose this track if you hold a bachelor’s degree (in any field of study) from an accredited university or a master’s degree from an accredited university in a non-related field of study (any discipline other than human services, counseling, social work, or psychology). This track provides you with the option of earning your MS in Human Services as you progress toward your PhD.

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Many Walden degree-seeking students—67%—receive some form of financial aid.* Create a customized plan that makes sense for you.

*Source: Walden University’s Office of Financial Aid. Data reports as of 2018.

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Admission Requirements

General Admission Program Requirements: Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.

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