Master of Arts in Human Services

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Master of Arts in Human Services

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This program is not intended to lead to certification or licensure.^

Make connections with your Master of Arts in Human Services at University of the Rockies, where you'll discover good thinking. 

Degree Objective

This degree program allows you to embody the values of the human service profession – its history, ethics, and professional standards. You will learn to guide the work of others while understanding the different values, goals, and lifestyles of service consumers and employees. Navigate the structure and operations of service organizations as you develop your own management skills, including grant writing, planning, and managing budgets. Learn to implement information systems and lead people. Your challenging courses include an integrative project, in which you apply your knowledge in a practical way to solve a human-service problem.

Focus your degree by choosing a specialization in Mental Health Administration or Nonprofit Management. You may also choose to complete the Standard Program. Your specialization will consist of at least three courses, each worth 3 credits.

Your coursework will include discovery and applications in areas such as:

  • Human services organizations and systems
  • Managing projects and services
  • Organizational research in human services agencies
  • Grant writing for human services
  • Professional ethics

Specializations

Focus your degree by choosing one of two specializations or the Standard Program. Your specialization will consist of at least three courses, each worth 3 credits:

Career Opportunities

  • Labor relations
  • Child protection services
  • Compensation, benefits, and job analysis
  • Employment, recruitment, and job placement

Graduation Requirements

To fulfill the requirements for the Master of Arts in Human Services, you must successfully:

  • Complete program coursework of 33 credits; and
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00. 

Note: The date of degree conferral recorded on the student's transcript and diploma will reflect the date the student completes all degree requirements. However, release of transcripts, diplomas, and verifications for degrees awarded are contingent upon submission of the Petition to Graduate form, payment of the graduation fee, and payment of any outstanding balances with the University.

Online Schedule

Your course schedule is flexible. Take online courses one at a time. Online courses are offered in an accelerated six-week format and can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Faculty

Your faculty members all have earned doctorates and have recent experience practicing what they teach. At University of the Rockies, both the theory and its practical application are taught. Your instructors will enliven your discussions and enhance your feedback with real-world lessons from their workplace experience.

For more information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, and other important information, please visit http://www.rockies.edu/omahs.

Licensure Information

COLORADO RESIDENTS

This program of study does not meet, nor is intended to meet, the requirements for professional licensure in the State of Colorado. The Master of Arts in Human Services program is not a licensure program.

OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

The Master of Arts in Human Services program is not a licensure program. University of the Rockies cannot confirm whether its courses or programs meet requirements for professional licensure in your state. For information regarding professional licensure requirements in your state, you should contact the applicable licensing board or agency in your state and determine whether the program meets requirements for licensure in the state where you reside.

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