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Be a voice for those in need with an online human services degree or online social work degree from Walden

Designed to address some of the most pressing issues facing society today, our programs can prepare you to work in a variety of roles delivering direct services to individuals, families, and communities or providing leadership to programs and agencies.

Social Work & Human Services Programs

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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Human Services Nonprofit Administration

Specialization

Do you aspire to take on a leadership role in the human services field? This specialization focuses on topics such as public management and leadership, program development and implementation, and staff development and training—the core competencies you will need to effectively lead a human services agency or organization.

  • Next start date

    3/1/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Military Families and Culture

Specialization

From combat-related injuries to addiction, members of the armed forces may face a multitude of challenges both on the front lines and when they return home. In this specialization, you’ll deepen your understanding of military culture; explore topics such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and vicarious trauma; and examine how frequent relocations, parent-child separation, and extensive deployments impact military families.

  • Next start date

    3/1/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Gerontology

Specialization

Aging populations with special needs are creating a greater demand for professionals who can facilitate the integration of services for the older adult, including health and home care, financial and lifestyle, and issues of daily living. The Gerontology specialization prepares you to meet this growing need. In this program, you will explore the impact of societal expectations on the elderly and demographic trends, including global cross-cultural issues in aging.

  • Next start date

    3/1/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
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