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THE DEGREE THAT GROWS WITH YOU

THE DEGREE THAT GROWS WITH YOU

Human services leadership (HSL) is an integrative and empowering area of study. Through professional internships and interactive class sessions, students in the nationally accredited HSL program become well-rounded leaders of social change. HSL graduates advocate for individuals, families and communities that are experiencing personal, social or environmental issues. This degree prepares students for personally and professionally rewarding career paths.

HSL students gain knowledge and expertise in:

  • Professional development and leadership
  • Human behavior
  • Intervention strategies
  • Social issues
  • Grant writing and resource allocation
  • Conflict resolution and critical thinking
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Project planning and sustainability

16% Projected Job Growth by 2026

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks human services among the most rapidly growing occupations. As the need for social intervention programs increases, there is a great demand for professionals who can work as counselors, case managers and administrators who help tackle life’s challenges in a variety of settings.

 

Nationally Accredited

The Human Services Leadership program at UW Oshkosh is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Services Education (CSHSE). 

Assessment of the Human Services Leadership Program is through programmatic assessment, student learning outcomes and field experience as described in the HSL Program Assessment Plan and 2017 report (table 1 and table 2).