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    Human Services

    Students enrolled in the Human Services bachelor’s of science degree will be able to take advantage of the same unparalleled academic and extracurricular services that are hallmarks of the College’s history in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

    Fast facts

    • Our bachelor’s degree is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers ranging from community health workers to substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors.
    • The median wage for community and social service occupations was $42,010 in May 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    • The job outlook for business and financial occupations calls for up to 10% job growth from 2014-2024, according to BLS.
    • The College is committed to offering an affordable, local option for students from NEPA and beyond to earn their bachelor’s degree.
    • Through a diverse curriculum, students will not only learn career-related skills like counseling theories, case management, and more. Our well-rounded approach to developing our bachelor’s degree programs will produce dynamic graduates and career-ready employees.
    • Internships will offer students the real-world experience they need to succeed after graduation.

    Download the curriculum guide (for students beginning in Fall 2019) – PDF

    Download information about this degree’s concentration in Addictions (PDF)

    This degree is offered at our main campus in Scranton, at our Lake Region Center in Hawley, and can also be completed entirely online.