Social Sciences

Human Services Online

Bachelor of Science (BS), full-time or part-time online undergraduate program

Make an impact in your community.

With a human services career, you can become a powerful influence for positive change, helping children, adolescents, and adults access the assistance and resources they need. Make a difference in your community with the online BS in Human Services from Lesley University. Develop the skills and knowledge to shape social policies and provide for your clients’ needs in settings, such as: community advocacy, health care, criminal justice, crisis intervention, and much more.

You’ll gain a strong foundation in the liberal arts, human growth and lifespan development, and human services delivery systems. Our coursework gives you a deep understanding of human behavior within a social environment. Learn from experienced faculty in topic areas, such as:

  • Ethics
  • Sociology of family
  • Micro and macro assessment
  • Case management
  • Race, class, and gender

This program also emphasizes real-world experience that prepares you for your work after graduation. You’ll complete two internships, gaining valuable insight into direct practice with clients in the human services field. The combination of rigorous, relevant coursework and experiential learning means you’ll graduate armed with the skills to provide the highest-quality care to those you serve.

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Program Structure

Online Program

120 Credits
What are the benefits of an online bachelor's degree program?

Our convenient online format offers you the flexibility to study when and where you want. You'll learn in a virtual community that supports you, with interactive elements like discussion boards, blogs, and journals that keep you connected to instructors and classmates. Access to our online learning platform and educational resources will insure that you receive everything a Lesley University education has to offer.

Program Resources

Human Services
Career Paths
Lesley’s human services degree prepares you for a wide variety of career opportunities after graduation, such as:

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Program Cost Description
Approximate cost for 30 credits in this online undergraduate program.
Human Services Online
  • Tuition
    $420/credit x 30
    $12,600
  • Fees
    Technology Fee
    $300
    Registration Fee
    $120
  • Total
Estimated Cost

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Approximate cost for 30 credits in this online undergraduate program. Tuition and fees are for the 2017–2018 academic year.
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