Earn your MA in Human Services

Our goal is to produce human services professionals who are knowledgeable, competent, skillful, self-reflective, culturally sensitive, and have high ethical standards.

Contact RahelReflecting the mission of Warner Pacific College, this program reflects a Christ-centered perspective toward service as a demonstration of love and concern.

The degree is well grounded in social science scholarship and carries on a tradition of a liberal arts education, in which one’s character development is an integral part of the program. Graduates will be trained to combine professional competencies with the ability to think critically, and they will reflect an understanding of and appreciation for self and for human diversity.

What  You Can Learn

The Master of Arts in Human Services is a creative mix of knowledge, skills, experience, and self- reflection with each course having a predominate focus. At the center is the personhood of the human services professional, emphasizing these areas along with special interest courses, integrative projects, and field experience.

Your gifting and compassion are needed in the delivery of human services. You have a calling to help others as an advocate, as a team member, and any of a variety of other ways to compliment the work of therapists and social workers.

  • Evening Courses
  • Convenient Locations including an online option
  • Experienced Instructors
  • 39 units

The program consists of two possible tracks; a general human services option or one that focuses on family studies. Students may choose a path in alignment with their passions and interests. The Human Services degree is ideal for those experienced professionals who would like to expand in their current job or move into one of these careers:

Program Director
Program Manager
Human Services
Senior Case Manager
Community Organizer
Family Life Educator
Social Services Manager
Case Manager
Site Director
Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Client Care Surveyor
Non-Profit Leadership
Behavioral Specialist

Who Can Apply

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better

If applicant’s admission GPA is under 3.0, applicant may supply a letter explaining any mitigating circumstances that affected their undergraduate GPA

  • Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • Two professional or academic letters of recommendation (non-family members)
  • Group Interview

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How to Apply

You will also need to complete our application form (PDF). Send your form and the $45 fee to:

Rahel Weldu
Office of Enrollment
Warner Pacific College
2219 SE 68th Avenue
Portland, OR 97218


Flourish with Warner Pacific College ADP

Continue your journey with a Christ-centered college that’s focused on helping you flourish. Contact Rahel Weldu, your enrollment counselor (503.517.1030 or rweldu@warnerpacific.edu) to learn more about Adult Degree Programs at Warner Pacific College today.