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Human Services Programs

It takes a professional to provide guidance.

Whether you earn a four-year degree or a minor, you’ll gain knowledge in human services that will open the door to your future.

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COUNSELING Graduate Education SOE

B.S. in Human Services

Dive into the world of case management, behavioral therapy, nonprofit management, and more. Discover the fundamental meaning of service, humanity, and helpful relationships.

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Program Highlights

Content
  • An immersive clinical experience
  • The ability to build a network of numerous references
  • Support from the entire Mastodon community
  • An understanding of characteristics of people from diverse backgrounds
  • A prestigious Purdue degree

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For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Apply concepts and principles from human services courses to work settings
  • Implement practice theories and design treatment plans utilizing the appropriate theory
  • Demonstrate competency by analyzing human services helping skills
  • Understand the structure and function of human services organizations
  • Use a variety of computer programs necessary in human services organizations
  • Demonstrate competency in two concentration areas
  • Engage in a service-learning project in the community
  • Understand characteristics of people from a diverse range of backgrounds and varying demographics
  • Understand methods, analyses, and interpretation for human services’ research
  • Think critically using a clinical lens when working with clients
  • Analyze their own values, predicting how these values will affect their academic and professional experiences
  • Apply professional ethics and standards in human service settings
  • Involve themselves in professional organizations and activities and lifelong learning
Next stop: a successful future.
  • Activities Director
  • Addiction Counselor
  • Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist
  • Behavioral Management
  • Community Outreach Specialist
  • Crisis Intervention Counselor
  • Family Case Manager
  • Family Support Worker
  • Gerontology Specialist
  • Juvenile Court Liaison
  • Probation Office
  • Refugee Case Worker
  • Victim Assistance Counselor
  • Youth Advocate

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