Bachelor of Science in Human Services in Youth/Family Services & Administration
Purdue University Global

Program Details

Purdue University Global offers an online Bachelor of Science in Human Services in Youth/Family Services & Administration. The curriculum blends theory and practice, giving students the opportunity to critically explore the public and private policies that drive the day-to-day operations of human service administration agencies and how they can best intervene on behalf of the clients they serve. A variety of courses from multiple disciplines, including human services, criminal justice, and social services administration, provide students with a well-rounded perspective to better assess and address the needs of clients.

The program is designed to help you:

  • Apply critical thinking to real-world situations 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical bases, best practices, and historical and current trends related to the human services profession 
  • Identify, plan, and utilize resources to improve client situations 
  • Behave professionally, ethically, and legally in the workplace 
  • Utilize information and systems to appropriately manage and deliver human services 
  • Understand the importance of culture, gender, diversity, and global perspectives when working with clients 
  • Work with diverse funding sources, influence policy, and intervene on behalf of those in need


  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of IN, MA, NH, RI, UT, or WY.