Master of Science in Human & Social Services / General
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers a Master of Science in Human & Social Services degree. The online degree focuses on building your effectiveness and professional skills in your chosen area of practice within a global context. As a student of the program, you will develop a holistic, interprofessional perspective that better equips you to help individuals, families, and organizations navigate social services in your community.

As a student, you will learn best practices for delivery systems, program planning, and evaluation methods. The curriculum includes a grant writing course and a focus on interprofessional practice to help you advance your career as an effective human services and social services professional. By studying a broad range of topics, you can expand your understanding of the field within a global context and gain practical skills you can apply immediately on the job.

Note on Licensure: 
The program is not designed to lead to professional licensure.


  • A bachelor's degree or higher
  • Completed online application and transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission