Master of Science in Human Services
East Tennessee State University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Human Services is an online human services degree from East Tennessee State University.  This is an interdisciplinary field with a focus on prevention and remediation to promote the various ways to meet human needs.  You can use this degree to serve areas including mental and behavioral health, wellness, eldercare, childcare, substance abuse counseling, homelessness, poverty, domestic violence, diversity training, and much more.  This diverse field prepares students to work with foundations and for-profit purposes in any area that also works for the public.  In preparation for careers in human services, the curriculum covers a wide variety of topics to help students further their careers in leadership of human service programs. 

Courses offer knowledge and skills in:

  • Staff training
  • Program development
  • Family support
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Research and evaluation
  • Advocacy


  • GPA of 3.0 
  • Three letters of reference 
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Essay
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges