Be an Agent of Positive Change!

learn more about Warner Pacific College's Master's of Human Services

Do you have a passion for social change?  Earn your Masters of Arts in Human Services at Warner Pacific College and make a difference in your community.

The new Masters of Arts in Human Services prepares students to be leaders of their community by learning through courses with a creative mix of knowledge, skills, experience, and self- reflection with each course having a predominant 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 more than ever.

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.

The program consists of two possible tracks; an Administrative Emphasis Track option or a Family Studies Track. 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 Administrator
Senior Case Manager
Community Organizer
Family Life Educator
Social Services Manager
Case Manager
Educator
Site Director
Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Client Care Surveyor
Non-Profit Leadership
Behavioral Specialist

Program Details

  • 13 Courses / 39 Credit Hours
  • Each class 6 weeks in length
  • $720 per Credit Hour
  • Online and On-the-Ground Classes
  • One Night a Week from 6pm-10pm
  • Financial Aid is Available

Application Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
    • (If GPA is under 3.0, the applicant may supply a letter explaining circumstances that affected their undergraduate GPA)
  • Official transcripts from all prior college institutions
  • Group Interview
  • Two professional or academic letters of recommendation (non-family members)

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Courses

Core Emphasis Track
 

Course

TitleCredits
HS 501APersons in Context: Systems Thinking Across Society3
HS 502ASpirituality & the Practice 3 credits of Human Services: An Integrative View3
HS 503AHuman Services: Research & Practice3
HS 504ACase Management: 3 credits Knowledge and Skills for Human Service Professionals3
HS 505AStewardship and Resource 3 credits Management for Families & Organizations3
HS 506AProfessional Ethics: 3 credits Character, Quality & Social Justice3
HS 507AEducation and Prevention Strategies: 3 credits Planning, Creating & Implementing3
HS 508APublic Policy & Advocacy: 3 credits Legal Issues, Policies, Laws, & Well-Being3
HS 509ALifespan Human Development: 3 credits Typical, Vulnerable & At Risk Populations3
Administrative Emphasis Track
 

Course

TitleCredit
HS 601AHuman Services Administration: 3 credits Knowledge and Applications3
HS 602AFund Raising and Grant Seeking: 3 credits Concepts & Skills3
HS 605AField Practicum3
HS 606HAIntegrative Seminar:  Human Services Project3
Family Studies Emphasis Track
 

Course

TitleCredit
HS 603ASexuality for Human Service Professionals: Value-Respectful Understanding of Self & Others3
HS 604AParent Education & Guidance: 3 credits Models, Principles, Strategies3
HS 605AField Practicum3
HS 606FAIntegrative Seminar: 3 credits Family Life Education Project3