Colorado State University-Global Campus Launches New Online Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services
Designed for working adults, this online degree teaches students how to make a difference in the lives of those in at-risk populations through the study of human services and support.
Greenwood Village, Colorado (PRWEB) September 05, 2013
Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSUGlobal.edu) today announced the launch of its new online Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree program. Students interested in pursuing or advancing their career as a care giver, probation officer, case worker, or continuing on to become a counselor or social worker will greatly benefit from the in-depth knowledge, pertinent skills, and best practices included in this degree from the nation’s first independent, 100 percent online, state university.
"Human Services is about making an impact in the lives of others and this comprehensive degree takes an applied learning approach to the community and social issues of today,” said Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker, President for Colorado State University-Global Campus. “According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Human Services is one of the fastest growing employment sectors with a more than 24% job growth expected by 2020. This means qualified and educated workers are in high demand.”
The online B.S. in Human Services will provide students with an understanding of programs designed to meet community and social welfare needs among varied populations. Included courses are taught by expert faculty with real-world industry experience and cover advanced topics such as human development, intervention methods, crisis prevention, case management, human services administration, and more.
This fully accredited online program is also unique in that it includes an option for a practicum for students who are currently work in the field. Eligible students will be able to directly use what they are learning for their professional development through this hand-on approach and complete their capstone on a project tied to their specific career and involvement.
Students interested in this or any of CSU-Global’s fully online bachelor’s degree completion or master’s degree programs should contact an Admissions Counselor at 1-800-920-6723 or can apply online at CSUGlobal.edu/apply. Classes start every four weeks year round and CSU-Global works to maximize the number of credits accepted in transfer. The University’s exclusive Tuition Guarantee locks in a student’s low tuition rate through to graduation. Visit CSUGlobal.edu for more information.
About Colorado State University-Global Campus
Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) was created by the Colorado State University System Board of Governors in 2007 as the first 100 percent online state university in the United States. CSU-Global is focused on facilitating adult success in a global marketplace through career-relevant education including bachelor’s degree completion and master’s degree programs. Embracing the land grant heritage as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU-Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty trained in working with adults in an online learning environment, and through its dedication to student retention, graduation, and workplace success. Visit CSUGlobal.edu or call 1-800-920-6723 for more information.
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