Ohio University

Bachelor's in Human Services Online

Program Code: BS6326
Human Services

Program Overview

The Human Services major leads to a Bachelor of Applied Human and Consumer Sciences. This is a bachelor completion degree, appropriate for students who have earned an associate's degree as a 2 + 2 option and/or at least 60 semester hours at an accredited institution.

The program is meant to equip students with the skills required to serve clients in a variety of public outreach organizations. Graduates in this field often work alongside social workers, detectives, counselors, psychologists and other specialists who help individuals tackle major life-challenges.


Opportunities Upon Graduation

Career opportunities associated with the Human Services major include, but are not limited to

  • Community and Family Organizations
  • Intake Specialist
  • Social Work Assistant
  • Case Management Aide
  • Probation Officer
  • Foster Care and Child Advocate
  • Community Outreach Worker

Degree holders are also prepared to enter graduate programs such as Counseling, Social Work, and Psychology.

Admission Requirements

This is a bachelor completion degree, so incoming students must have earned at least 60 semester hours at an accredited institution.  No requirements beyond University admission and external transfer requirements.

Program requirements 

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For more information, contact

Jacob Okumu
Program Coordinator
McCracken Hall 432