Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services
University of Arizona

Program Details

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services degree online is available from the University of Arizona.  You will study human services agencies, program planning, human development, and social issues in preparation for careers in the human services fields.  Graduates are able to continue their educations through master’s degree programs in social work or counseling, or they can begin careers working with social workers, law enforcement, medical staff, emergency responders, and more in this rapidly growing field.    

This flexible online human services degree offers a foundation in the human services field with an understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, principles of application, and trends related to human services.  Courses prepare students to evaluate how policy and social conditions affect human systems and to apply their knowledge to promote healthy functioning mentally, socially, and physically.  You will also study:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Research Methods
  • Ethical and Social Responsibility
  • Communication
  • Self-Reflection
  • Teamwork in Professional Settings

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arizona is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • 60 semester units (90 quarter) from a regionally accredited institution

Restricted States

Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania