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Health and Human Services
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Multiple Degree Options

Health and Human Services
Online Programs

Discover your career path in health and human services

AccreditationAccredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Degree optionsDiploma, associate degree, and bachelor's degree options available
Transfer creditTransfer approved credit earned from prior college coursework; eligible amount varies by program
Format100% online classes
QuickPathsOption to earn up to 12 dual credits towards a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Social Work (MSW) in our bachelor's degree program
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Satisfaction rate

Our overall student satisfaction rate, according to the 2023 Herzing Graduate Survey.

Over 90%

Satisfaction rate

Our overall student satisfaction rate, according to the 2023 Herzing Graduate Survey.

Health and Human Services

Choose Your Pathway in Health and Human Services

Health and Human Services degree options include diploma, associate degree, 还有学士学位课程,为你在社区卫生领域从事各种有意义的职业做准备.

软件下载的学位和文凭课程提供社会服务机构的领导和管理的基本知识和技能,旨在解决社会问题. You’ll learn valuable interdisciplinary skills like grant writing, volunteer coordination, management, and non-profit leadership.

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Career-focused curriculum

发现在工作中取得成功所需的关键知识和技能,为持续的职业发展奠定基础.

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Flexible schedule

You can take classes during the day or in the evening. We strive to be as flexible as possible for busy non-traditional students.

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Virtual services

Access to extensive virtual services, including academic advising, tutoring, support services, technical support and library services.

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Lifelong support

We support your ongoing career advancement by providing comprehensive, personalized student services with lifelong career coaching.

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Rolling admissions

No application deadlines to worry about. Apply when you’re ready and prepare to get started soon.

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Pathways

Choose your degree pathway in Health and Human Services

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  • Program length: 8 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Diploma in Health and Human Services
Human Services Worker with Associate Degree Smiling in Community Meeting
  • Program length: 24 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Associate of Science in Health and Human Services
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  • Program length: 36 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Services

Find your educational pathway with Herzing University

We are proud to offer many degree pathways across all undergraduate and graduate levels.

获得健康与人类服务专业的文凭或学位可以为你将来追求各种不同的教育机会打下基础.

Undergraduate degrees

After earning a diploma or associate degree in HHS, 你可以将学分转到另一个HHS学位幸运28计划,或者选择相关的幸运28计划 psychology, allied health, nursing, or business.

Graduate degrees

在HHS获得学士学位,你可能会获得社会工作硕士学位(MSW)或双学分 Master of Business Administration (MBA)—or explore healthcare administration or nursing.

Accreditation & Recognition

Our accredited & recognized online school

We strive to earn rank as one of the top private, nonprofit universities in the United States. Just as you work every day to become the best version of yourself, so do we as a university.

软件下载很自豪能够获得机构认证和行业认可,帮助学生获得大学教育和职业成功.

View all Herzing University Accreditations and Approvals.

US News Best Online Programs Bachelor's 2022

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best online bachelor’s degree programs in 2023.

浙江大学是经高等教育委员会认可的院校.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Meet our Leadership

"Our world needs people like you to commit to making an impact in your own community.

Herzing University provides a supportive, collaborative, 和跨学科的方法,为你提供你需要的工具,在你自己的社区产生影响."

Dr. Jimenez has over 30 years of service within the Health and Human Services sector, including work with youth in the foster care and correctional system, in medical settings, as a therapist, as a program director, and her most recent position as an executive director at a large rape crisis center. In addition to her hands-on experience in the profession, 自2007年以来,她一直有机会从事高等教育领域的教学和管理工作. Dr. 希门尼斯发现了与那些想要通过开发课程来指导他们影响世界的学生一起工作的激情, and ensuring rigorous and innovative programs.

Dorothy Jimenez DM, MSW, LCSW Human Services Subject Matter Expert

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DM, MSW, LCSW

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Salary potential & job outlook

Social and Human Service Assistants (diploma/associate) earn an average salary of $44,240 per year ($21.27 per hour), while Social and Community Service Managers earn an average of $83,400 per year ($40.10 per hour).*

Employment of both Social and Human Service Assistants and Social and Community Service Managers is expected to rise 9% from 2022-2032, faster than the average across all U.S. occupations.

The demand for jobs in the social and human services sector is on the rise. 现在是开始接受教育的好时机,你需要在这个不断发展的领域中竞争.

Careers

Careers in Health and Human Services

人类服务的目标是运用跨学科的知识基础,通过一个预防循环来满足人类的需要, maintenance, and remediation.

人类服务学位可以使你胜任社会服务和援助幸运28计划中许多不同类型的工作. 工作范围可以从初级行政职位一直到政策和管理方面的高级职位.

每个雇主都会根据他们的具体角色和职责对工作有他们独特的教育要求. However, here is a general breakdown of how degree levels line up with potential occupational titles:

  • Apprise Counselor
  • Community Health Worker
  • Community Health Program Coordinator
  • Community Health Program Representative (Community Health Program Rep)
  • Community Health Promoter
  • Community Health Worker (CHW)
  • Community Nutrition Educator
  • HIV CTS Specialist (Human Immunodeficiency Virus Counseling and Testing Services Specialist)
  • Case Work Aide
  • Family Service Assistant
  • Daycare Assistant
  • Behavioral Health Technician
  • Human Service Worker
  • Prevention Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Adoption Services Manager
  • Child Welfare Services Director
  • Children’s Service Supervisor
  • Clinical Services Director
  • Transitional Care Director
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Administrator

Get Certified

Become a certified human services practitioner

By earning an Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Services from Herzing University, 你可以满足教育要求,成为人类服务委员会认证从业者(HS-BCP)。.1

Additional HS-BCP eligibility requirements currently include 350 hours of postgraduate work experience in human services, with an exemption for those employed as a human services educator.

软件下载以职业为重点的课程帮助您准备获得这一重要的行业证书,雇主认为这是在潜在的人力服务工作中取得成功的关键.

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

软件下载在健康和人类服务方面提供的最高学位是本科学士学位课程.

If you want to advance your education to the master’s degree level in the future, we have many potential pathways you may consider. 你可以获得社会工作硕士学位(MSW)或工商管理硕士学位(MBA)的双学分,或者选择在美国攻读更多以医疗保健为重点的课程 healthcare administration or nursing.

There is some overlap when it comes to careers in human services and social work. 在这两个职业领域,你将帮助个人和/或社区解决问题,并找到更好的社会成果. 学位课程通常涵盖与这两种职业道路相关的入门行为健康和全球主题.

However, jobs in human services typically focus on the health of communities at large, while social workers tend to place more focus on helping individuals and their families. 人类服务工作者运用跨学科的技能来解决社区中的许多类型的问题, while social workers help those in need to secure access to important social resources.

For instance, 软件下载的健康与人类服务理学学士课程包括非营利组织管理的研究, grant writing and fundraising, program planning and development, and volunteer, board, and community development.

On the social work side, 软件下载的社会工作硕士课程侧重于主要为个人和家庭提供社会服务, including clinical social work theory and practice, social policy and services, clinical social work interventions, and more.

Psychology focuses on understanding individual human behavior and functioning, emphasizing an interpersonal skillset transferable to many different professions.

人类服务侧重于领导和管理旨在解决社会问题的社会服务机构, emphasizing how to provide services.

In general, the difference is psychology more commonly regards individuals while human services more commonly regards communities. Our psychology and health and human services curriculums reflect this basic difference.

However, both fields are close neighbors in the field of behavioral health. 现在选择一个专业并不一定意味着你将来不能在另一个专业上取得进步!

Yes, 但也许更恰当的说法是,心理学是提供人类服务的一个重要因素——在其他领域中.

Psychology represents a discipline that is a crucial component in human services, though a degree in psychology can be applied in jobs outside of the generally accepted category of “human services” jobs.

Yes, earning a degree in human services is worth it!

You’ll earn a good educational foundation to pursue jobs making real, impactful change for individuals and their communities. You can become a difference maker, 在新的职业道路上,提升你的教育水平是迈向成功的重要的第一步.

Get your start in human services with a university dedicated to your success. We are your lifelong learning partner devoted to making your rewarding career possible.

How long it takes depends on several factors, including your prior college education and the degree path you choose.

We offer three different entry points into the field of human services:

All program length estimates are averages based on full-time enrollment.

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1. Certification in this program is not a state requirement.

* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics 2023 / Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing既不代表它的毕业生将获得劳工统计局计算的特定工作的平均工资,也不保证从它的幸运28计划毕业后就能找到工作, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

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