Gain the skills to be a leader at service organizations with your master's degree in human services from the University of Arizona Global Campus. In this degree program, you will be taught by qualified human services faculty members as they help you develop an understanding of the different values, goals, and lifestyles of service consumers and employees. You will also learn how to guide the work of others to deliver services effectively and make a real impact on the lives of others.
You will develop your own management skills, with an emphasis on topics such as grant-writing, planning, managing budgets, implementing information systems, and leading people. Your human services coursework also includes an integrative project, where you will apply your knowledge in a practical way to solve a human services problem.
Contribute to the well-being of others when you add the Mental Health Administration specialization to your master’s degree. This healthcare related specialization includes courses on the application of best practices in the administration of mental health organizations. You will learn how to devise effective mental health decision-making and problem-solving methods that can be used in human services settings. You will discover what motivates personal change and how to maximize the potential for change and development. Mental health administration courses also cover human service policy, administration, and leadership.
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of specialization.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Arizona Global Campus is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
The University of Arizona Global Campus (formerly Ashford University) is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s)
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