Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Human Services (B.S.)

B.S. Human Services

Provide access to assistance programs, offer support and improve the quality of life for those in need. With a degree focused on Human Services from GSC, you can work with individuals and the community at both the state and local level. Specific careers may include: Family Services Director, Mental Health Coordinator, Substance Abuse Counselor, Gerontology Specialist, Social Worker, and Case Manager, Individual Case Worker, and Child Welfare Advocate. Please note: Qualification for these careers may require additional certification or licensure.

Students will:

  • attain proficiency in the concepts, theories, and methods of inquiry pertinent to human services.
  • integrate knowledge of human services with relevant theory, advanced practice, and specific populations.
  • apply ethical principles that inform and guide practice in human services.

Important Notice
Background checks are completed for most positions in the field of Human Services, and are normally also required for any internship. Applicants or current students who have had arrests or convictions may not be eligible for employment. Opportunities for a career in Human Services and closely related fields will require that individuals demonstrate the required psychological, personal, and legal qualifications.

Flexible delivery formats such as evening, online, hybrid, and weekend intensive courses ensure that the program is accessible to working adults of all ages. In addition, this degree allows a seamless transition from the associate to the baccalaureate degree. See a list of required courses for this program on our Curriculum Map. Download a printable version of the curriculum map.