The Human Services Program at ETSU seeks to educate human service professionals who are self-reflective practitioners, competent care-givers, and community leaders.
The undergraduate program in Human Services leads to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and is designed to provide a human, social, and behavioral science background for persons to work in a variety of settings for a broad range of organizations dedicated to helping others transition through their developmental and contextual issues and processes.
Two minors complementary to a variety of majors: Human Development and Learning and Family Studies. The HDAL minor is designed to provide students with a solid knowledge base in human development through the life span. The Family Studies minor offers students a theoretical and practical understanding of the family as a social institution and a vital social system.
There are two classes offered through the Human Services Program that students can take to satisfy their general education course requirements: Understanding Cultural Diversity and Introduction to Service Learning.
The M.S. degree in Human Services enhances the capability of human service professionals to implement key services competently while addressing a variety of client needs throughout their life stages. Graduate preparation maximizes the academic and professional growth of students seeking additional qualifications to advance in their careers.