Bachelor's in Human Services
Enjoy a career that helps change lives for the better
Turn your natural empathy and interest in the welfare of others into a lifetime of helping people and communities overcome obstacles. A Geneva College Bachelor’s in Human Services offers excellent preparation for a rewarding career in the human services field. The Christ-centered nature of our program provides a unique focus on God’s world and His people, helping you develop vital skills and perspective required to be a positive influence on individuals, families and communities dealing with a wide range of difficulties. Among those issues are abnormal and deviant behavior, mental illness, substance abuse, poverty, racism, ageism, criminality, and others. We will also help you build skills that will serve you well wherever life beyond your degree takes you, such as communication, relationship building and casework management.
Explore the incredible depth of a diverse field
The career journeys a Bachelor’s in Human Services can begin for you are literally too many to list. Here’s just a partial look at possibilities: child protective services, family preservation services, adult/juvenile probation, behavioral management aide, substance abuse counselor, adult day care worker, life skills instructor, social service aide, therapeutic assistant, gerontology aide, home health aide, group home worker, crisis intervention counselor, mental health aide, community outreach worker, social work assistant, halfway house counselor and more. Wherever your passion for service leads you, our program will provide an excellent foundation.
Coursework covers areas such as:
- Historical/philosophical overview of human services
- Social welfare agencies and policies
- Foundations of Christian thought
- Exploration of the concept of cultural competence
- Counseling and helping skills
- Research, resources and applied statistics
- Practical field experience
Getting your Bachelor’s in Human Services from Geneva means entering the field understanding how to combine Christian principles and a biblically grounded approach with the best in secular insights to become a valued servant-leader in your profession.
Choose a convenient location:
- Beaver Falls
- East Liberty
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Geneva College is now a part of PA TRAC! This allows for greater accessibility in transferring credits from other participating colleges and universities. To see which courses and degrees qualify, speak to a Geneva representative today.