ORANGE, CA (Oct. 20, 2012) -- Argosy University is pleased to announce the launch of its Master of Science (MS) in Human Services program at 16 of its 28 campuses (Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Hawaii, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orange County, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Sarasota, Tampa, Twin Cities and Washington DC).
The Master of Science (MS) in Human Services degree program is designed to prepare students to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations such as mental health centers, guidance centers, mental hospitals, alcohol and drug treatment centers, and correctional institutions. This degree program is intended for individuals already employed in the human services field who wish to advance or those who plan to change careers to the human services professions. Students will have an opportunity to apply relevant academic theory to practice through a competency-based curriculum.
The MS in Human Services degree program is designed to develop an understanding of the needs of diverse populations, as well as the systems essential to operating human service programs. Students enrolled in the MS in Human Services degree program are required to successfully complete 36 credit hours.
“Graduates of the program will be able to apply the knowledge, theory, and skills of the human service profession to support sound decision-making and improve service outcomes. They will be able to integrate knowledge and skills from multiple disciplines into professional practice, such as effecting behavioral change, applying systems thinking, and achieving service outcomes,” says Dr. Jack O’Regan, Interim Dean of the College of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences at Argosy University.
For more information about the program, visit www.argosy.edu.
About Argosy University
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary students and professionals. Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org). Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.