A degree in Human Services can put you on the path to the following careers*:

Possible Careers for Human Services Majors

  • Addiction Counselor
  • Administrative Service Manager
  • Camp Director
  • Career Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Case Management Aide
  • Child Support Services Worker
  • Child Welfare Specialist
  • Community Outreach Manager
  • Community Welfare Worker
  • Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • Disability Specialist
  • Elderly Services Provider
  • Employment Administrator
  • Family Services Advocate
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Foreign Service Peacekeeping Specialist
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Legal Mediator
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Health Service Officer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Social Service Volunteer (Peace Corps, Vista)
  • Social Welfare Administrator
  • Social Work Assistant
  • Sociologist
  • Student Affairs Administrator
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Volunteer Coordinator

*An advanced degree or additional training may be required for some of these careers, with an associate or bachelor degree being a good first step toward this goal. This is not an exhaustive list of occupations and places of employment associated with this major.