Bachelor of Science in Human Services
Lesley University

Program Details

Gain a deeper understanding of human behavior within the social environment with Lesley University’s online Human Services bachelor’s degree. Human Services providers help children, teens, and adults access the assistance and resources they need to succeed. Students will have a strong foundation in liberal arts, human growth and lifespan development, and human services delivery systems. They will develop skills and knowledge to help shape social policies and help clients in community advocacy, health care, criminal justice, and crisis intervention settings.

This online Human Services degree program emphasizes real world experiences through two required internships to help students apply what they have learned in their coursework. A variety of classes are available for students to customize the degree to their personal career goals, such as ethics; sociology of family; micro and macro assessment; case management; and race, class, and gender issues.

Job opportunities for Human Services graduates include:

  • Case worker
  • Grant writer
  • Child welfare worker
  • Probation officer
  • Health educator
  • Public administrator

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Lesley University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Statement of Purpose/Intent