General Program

The General Program explores the full spectrum of human and social services competencies and strategies to prepare you to make a greater difference in the community you serve. As a student, you will study best practices for delivery systems, program planning, and evaluation methods. The curriculum includes a grant writing course and a focus on interprofessional practice to help you advance your career as an effective human services and social services professional. By studying a broad range of topics, you can expand your understanding of the field within a global context and gain practical skills you can apply immediately on the job.

Note on Licensure: The MS in Human and Social Services program, including its specializations, is not designed to lead to professional licensure, including licensure as a professional therapist, counselor, social worker, or psychologist.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (25 cr.)
    • Elective/specialization courses (15 cr.)
      (includes Grant Writing course)
    • Capstone (5 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment specialist at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code HUMN 6000 Course Foundation of Graduate Study in Human Services Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code HUMN 6150 Course Helping Individuals, Organizations, and Communities: Introduction to Human Services Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code HUMN 6152 Course Human Services Administration Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code HUMN 6011 Course Interviewing and Case Management in Human and Social Services Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code HUMN 6100 Course Introduction to Research and Evaluation in Human and Social Services Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code HUMN 6200 Course Cross-Cultural Ethics in Human and Social Services Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code Course - Elective - Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code HUMN 6207 Course Grant Writing Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code HUMN 6660 Course Social Change, Leadership, and Advocacy for Human Services Professionals Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code Course - Elective - Credits (5 cr.)
*Elective courses may be any MS Human and Social Services specialization course.
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