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Master of Arts in Human Services

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Human Services is designed to teach students how to assist people who are experiencing complex, problematic situations.

Graduates will be prepared to advance in a human service-related career or continue with further graduate study in human services or social sciences programs.

This is a non-licensure degree that will prepare students for roles in a variety of settings, such as: 

  • Public health
  • Law enforcement
  • Education 
  • Ministry
  • Student affairs
  • Behavioral health 
  • Social and human services

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree earned from a regionally, nationally, professionally, or specialized accredited institution (recognized by the U.S. Department of Education)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) from all earned Bachelor's degrees and previously taken graduate coursework
  • Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions
  • Two essays
  • Two references
  • Adherence to Christian faith guidelines as outlined by the school
  • Interview, if requested

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission