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Human Services Minor

Human Services Minor

Human Services at Messiah College

The human services minor features a balanced approach to classroom learning and field experiences to help you learn the basic skills needed for working in a human services environment, which includes everything from adoption and foster care to criminal justice, poverty, disability and other areas that address human needs. You’ll get a broad overview of human services fields and also explore topics within human services. A required practicum along with two service-learning courses prepares you for hands-on service to your community. If you’re interested in learning about human services, but don’t want to pursue a professional social work degree, this minor is for you.

Job options for graduates of the human services minor:

  • Group home staff
  • Child care facility employee
  • Nonprofits
  • Human service agency employee

Social Work Department

The human services minor is offered through the Social Work department.
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