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Human Services Leadership

Improve your career potential with a bachelor’s degree.

A Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services Leadership (HSL) from UW Oshkosh is the ideal degree program for the individual who desires a career in leading people and organizations to improve the human condition.

Human Services Online student- Michael Harvey

HSL students learn to be agents of social change, assisting and empowering individuals, families, and communities to cope successfully with development, personal, social and/or environmental difficulties.

Our program emphasizes:

  • Professional leadership and administration
  • Intervention strategies
  • Program development, implementation and evaluation
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Grant writing
Transfer eligible credits.

If you would like to see how your previous college-level course-work would transfer into the HSL online degree program, please contact the HSL advisor at or (920) 424-0496 to find out how your credits will transfer.

Some associate degrees will transfer into the HSL program with an extra block of credits.  Ask the HSL advisor about this option.

Online Program Delivery

The Human Services Leadership program is offered completely online. Online delivery at UW Oshkosh combines the best of both worlds–students get the flexibility they need with the same academic quality of our on-campus programs.

Courses are delivered through Canvas. Students interact with their professors and classmates through online discussion and use a drop box to upload assignments. In online courses there is no scheduled meeting time, but there are deadlines and due dates for projects, assignments and discussions.

Following admission to the University, students receive orientation information.

For more information, call (920) 424-0234 or toll-free (800) 633-1442. You can also request more information online.



Jennifer Jensen
(920) 424-0496