Master of Arts in Human Services
University of Northwestern St. Paul

Program Details

Individuals interested in leadership positions in human service or planning to continue with further graduate study can consider the online master’s in Human Services from the University of Northwestern St. Paul. The program combines faith with work in private or public social service to help people with a variety of needs. 

The curriculum emphasizes using research and a Christian worldview to understand people and the issues they face. Students will develop critical thinking skills and learn how to communicate effectively. An optional concentration is available in Family Studies.

Courses within this major program include:

  • Theories of human development
  • Worldview, leadership, and human services
  • Parent education
  • Multicultural and diversity issues in human services
  • Marriage and family dynamics

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts
  • Two essays
  • Two references
  • Adherence to Christian faith guidelines as outlined by the school
  • Interview, if requested

School Accreditation Statement

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