Program Overview

The online BS in Human Services degree program combines disciplines such as counseling, psychology, social work, and sociology to provide students with a balanced, comprehensive foundation of knowledge and skills. Graduates may pursue employment in fields such as:

  • Healthcare (hospitals, mental health clinics)
  • Community Organizations (homeless shelters, centers for victims of abuse and assault)
  • Social Agencies (working with adults and children with developmental delays, substance abuse problems, Department of Human Services, and more)

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor Completion

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits. Must be at least 25 years of age. Earned 30 college-level credits or more with a minimum 2.3 GPA or above. At least 3 years of progressive work experience.

    School Overview

    Fisher College is a small, four-year, private not-for-profit business and liberal arts college. The college was founded in 1903 by Edmund Fisher and Myron Fisher, and was first located in Somerville, Massachusetts. The college has continued to expand, providing adult education programs and establishing Fisher Online in 1998. Today, three branch Massachusetts locations can be found in Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleborough. The mission of Fisher College states that the college "changes lives by positioning students in their quest for the knowledge and skills that will guide them through a lifetime of intellectual and professional pursuits."

    Students can pursue bachelor’s and associate’s degrees, in addition to completing certificate programs. In addition to the traditional college campus programs, Fisher College houses the Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies, providing more flexible programs of study that meet the needs of working professionals and adult students.

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