Bachelor’s Degree In Human Services Liberty University
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Years (Avg.)
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
Liberty University is Accredited by SACSCOC

Learn How to Help Others Professionally with a Degree in Human Services

Have you always desired to work in a profession that serves others? With our Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree, you’ll be able to live out your calling by making an impact on the lives of others. Throughout this degree program, you’ll receive the unique knowledge, skillset, and experience required to enter your career field upon graduation.

You’re passionate about helping others. We get it because we are, too. We want to help you make the changes you want to see in the world. Our human services degree will prepare you to work in family services, social work, counseling, social advocacy, child welfare, community outreach, and more. You’ll gain the skillset you need to help others in a variety of settings.

So don’t wait any longer! Start making a positive impact in the lives of others now. Our human services degree will prepare you to work with others to make their lives better. You’ll be able to fulfill the calling on your life to serve others professionally.

Why Choose Liberty’s Human Services Degree?

At Liberty, we believe in giving you our best. That’s why when you pursue our human services degree, you’ll train using the best resources and get involved in hands-on experiential learning opportunities. We want you to feel well equipped to start your career upon graduation.

Wondering what’s so great about our program? One of the best assets we have is our professors. These men and women are professionals with real-life experience in human services, psychology, and counseling. Additionally, they each have master’s or doctoral level degrees in related fields. Their desire is to provide you with mentorship, support, and encouragement while you’re studying with us to help you succeed in your program and future career.

Another great benefit of our human services degree is the internship requirement, where you’ll get hands-on experience in human services before you graduate, making you a more marketable candidate for jobs in your field.

What Will You Learn in Our Human Services Degree?

Our desire is to equip you with the knowledge, training, and skills you need to be prepared for your career after you graduate. Our human services degree provides the necessary coursework and hands-on experience, through an internship, that will prepare you to work in the helping profession.

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View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information on what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

HSER 201 – Survey of Human Services

PSYC 317 – Crisis Intervention

PSYC 420 – Psychology and Christianity

SOCI 349 – Sociology of Disability 

Degree Information

Career Opportunities

Admission Requirements

Human Services Degree Information

Highlights of Our Human Services Degree

  • Christ-centered courses can give you the edge in research and counseling techniques.
  • Faculty-student mentoring in research projects provides you with the potential of publication of your research as an undergraduate student.
  • Recently purchased operant boxes allow you to engage in animal research with faculty.
  • Multiple psychology events and internship opportunities are available to give you practical, hands-on training experience.
  • Liberty provides academic trips to Ecuador, New York, and Poland.
  • Our psychology club—Club Psych—provides a way for you to interact with professors and peers in the field.
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Learn to help others with a degree in human services.


Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

 *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

Career Opportunities for Human Services Graduates

  • Case Manager
  • Child Welfare Specialist
  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Community Social Worker
  • Family Services Manager
  • Human Services Case Worker
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Resident Services Manager
  • Social Justice Advocate
  • Student Life Counselor