Associate of Science in Human Services
Indiana Wesleyan University

Program Details

The Associate of Science in Human Services is an online human services degree program from Indiana Wesleyan University for those seeking entry-level positions where they can provide social, community, and educational services.  This program introduces students to a variety of topics including social work, addictions counseling, psychology, and criminal justice.  The curriculum integrates the Christian perspective into coursework that emphasizes the development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are necessary to work successfully in the human services field.  This includes learning to assist individuals, groups, and communities toward bettering their lives and livelihoods and working with people of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. 

Graduates are able to:

  • Establish rapport with clients through empathy and unconditional positive regard
  • Understand the core concepts of human development
  • Describe the basic principles of the criminal justice system
  • Apply theories of crisis intervention with individuals, families, couples, and groups
  • Apply basic understanding of theory in assessing addicted persons and their family systems
  • Demonstrate clinical skills, ethical behavior, and sensitivity to differing views and cultures

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission