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Associates Degree in Human Services Management

Learn more about the associates degree in Human Services Management and what it can do for your career

 

What you will learn

  • Roles of Human Services Workers
  • Public Policy
  • Multicultural Practices
  • Information Technology
  • Financial Management
  • Regulatory and Ethical Issues
  • Create Care Plans
  • Develop alternative funding strategies
  • Determine characteristics of good human services management
  • Develop strong planning, organizing, leading, assessing, and evaluating skills

 

Salary Benefits

As stated in a May 2007 Bureau of Labor and Statistics survey1 regarding Social and Human Service Assistants:

  • The median salary of Human Services Assistants in May of 2007 was $28,450. The top 90% earned $42,500.
  • In addition, advancing your education will significantly help you increase your earning capability as well as open additional career doors with greater autonomy and responsibility. Learn more about Bachelors degree programs and Masters programs in psychology.

Advancement

After earning an Associates Degree in Human Services Management, the process to transition into a four year program is very easy. Universities offering associates degree programs all have departments that help with transitioning students into bachelor's degree programs.

Career possibilities for those with an Associates degree in Human Services Management

  • Human Services Assistant
  • Psychiatric aide/assistant
  • Case technician

An Associate degree program in Human Services Management will provide you with the ability to conduct patient interviews, implement treatment plans, employ various problem-solving techniques, and to become an individual who can make a positive impact in the lives of many who are in need of human service assistance.

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  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • In a 2013 survey, 83% of students said they would recommend the university to others.
  • Most degree-seeking online and campus-based students are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
  • Average class sizes is 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Founded in 1937 in Davenport, Iowa as the American Institute of Commerce (AIC).
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  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • In a 2013 survey, 83% of students said they would recommend the university to others.
  • Most degree-seeking online and campus-based students are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
  • Average class sizes is 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Founded in 1937 in Davenport, Iowa as the American Institute of Commerce (AIC).
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  • Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  • Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  • Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
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  • Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  • Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  • Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  • Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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  • A university where academic excellence and faith have been intertwined since its founding in 1941.
  • Offers traditional undergrad, adult and graduate, as well as seminary programs.
  • All incoming freshman students are given laptop computers.
  • Nearly 20 study abroad programs available across 10 countries.
  • Campus is located less than 5 miles from Grand Rapids, the 2nd largest city in Michigan.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
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  • A university where academic excellence and faith have been intertwined since its founding in 1941.
  • Offers traditional undergrad, adult and graduate, as well as seminary programs.
  • All incoming freshman students are given laptop computers.
  • Nearly 20 study abroad programs available across 10 countries.
  • Campus is located less than 5 miles from Grand Rapids, the 2nd largest city in Michigan.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
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  • Founded in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1900, with over 40 diverse online degree programs.
  • Classes are available online and in over 20 campuses across the Midwest and Florida.
  • Offers a comprehensive student services team (SUPPORT+) composed of financial aid advisors, academic tutors, career service advisors, and more.
  • Operates as a Public Benefit Corporation school, that puts students first and maintains a commitment to the communities they serve.
  • Features a DreamReal program, that provides students with career guidance from enrollment to graduation, helps them to make connections in their community, and more.
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  • Founded in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1900, with over 40 diverse online degree programs.
  • Classes are available online and in over 20 campuses across the Midwest and Florida.
  • Offers a comprehensive student services team (SUPPORT+) composed of financial aid advisors, academic tutors, career service advisors, and more.
  • Operates as a Public Benefit Corporation school, that puts students first and maintains a commitment to the communities they serve.
  • Features a DreamReal program, that provides students with career guidance from enrollment to graduation, helps them to make connections in their community, and more.
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  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology and more.
  • Fully accredited campuses offer day, evening and online classes.
  • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS), that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
  • Gives graduates access to career tools and networking resources for life.
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  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology and more.
  • Fully accredited campuses offer day, evening and online classes.
  • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS), that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
  • Gives graduates access to career tools and networking resources for life.
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  • Good for Working Adults
  • Accredited
  • Flexible Scheduling
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  • Transferable Credits
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  • Trained Student Finance Planners are available to assist students searching for financial aid.
  • Classes are built around small teams, so students get personal, one-on-one skills training.
  • Day, evening, and weekend  classes are available, depending on location.
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  • There are 100 campuses in the Everest Career Education Network, many of which are on or near public transportation routes.
  • Trained Student Finance Planners are available to assist students searching for financial aid.
  • Classes are built around small teams, so students get personal, one-on-one skills training.
  • Day, evening, and weekend  classes are available, depending on location.
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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university that is committed to liberal arts and professional education. U.S. News & World Report ranks Indiana Wesleyan University as "one of the best Master's universities in the Midwest."

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  • The largest Franciscan institution of higher education in North America.
  • Faculty and staff are committed to the values of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226): creating a caring community, sharing compassion for others, reverencing creation, and peacemaking.
  • A private Roman Catholic university founded in 1937.
  • The campus is in northern Milwaukee, with classes held at other locations throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois.
  • Offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate fields of study in education, business, nursing, and more.
  • Invites persons of diverse faith backgrounds to embrace and live the Franciscan values of the university.
  • One of few Franciscan institutions in North America that grants a doctoral degree.
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  • The largest Franciscan institution of higher education in North America.
  • Faculty and staff are committed to the values of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226): creating a caring community, sharing compassion for others, reverencing creation, and peacemaking.
  • A private Roman Catholic university founded in 1937.
  • The campus is in northern Milwaukee, with classes held at other locations throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois.
  • Offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate fields of study in education, business, nursing, and more.
  • Invites persons of diverse faith backgrounds to embrace and live the Franciscan values of the university.
  • One of few Franciscan institutions in North America that grants a doctoral degree.
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  • Ranked in the top 100 of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges in 2013.
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  • Offers innovative and unique degree programs that cater to the demands of the local economy. 
  • Member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF).
  • Main campus is in Boca Raton, Florida, additional locations in Orlando and Sarasota.
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  • Ranked in the top 100 of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges in 2013.
  • Ranked #23 for The 30 Best Online Colleges in 2014 by TheBestSchools.org.
  • Offers innovative and unique degree programs that cater to the demands of the local economy. 
  • Member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF).
  • Main campus is in Boca Raton, Florida, additional locations in Orlando and Sarasota.
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  • Good for Working Adults
  • Accredited
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits