Human Services is defined as an academic discipline that focuses on meeting needs, through an interdisciplinary knowledge base.
Human Services study with prevention, as well as remediation of problems.
The Human Services profession is one which promotes improved service delivery systems by addressing not only the quality of direct services, but also by seeking to improve accessibility, accountability, and coordination among professionals and agencies in service delivery.
Information from: Nationalhumanservides.org
"With competitive salaries and excellent benefits, coupled with the kind of job satisfaction that can only come from using your natural talents to help people, for many, a job in human services isn’t just the best option, it’s the only option."
Concentrations in MAHS
Produce graduates that can demonstrate effective utilization of human service skills, values, and ethics necessary for working in the broad area of human/social services.
Produce graduates that have successfully completed human/social service internships and/or research related capstone experiences.
Produce graduates that qualify for admission to graduate degree programs in human/social service or related areas of study.
The mission of the Lincoln University undergraduate Human Services Program is to prepare students for successful careers in "the helping professions."
The students will utilize their interdisciplinary knowledge and training to work in varied areas, including community agencies, state government, private employment, and non-profit organizations.
Students are also prepared to pursue graduate studies in related areas such as social work, public health and counseling.
For more information contact the Psychology and Human Services Department.