As our population ages and more individuals require care, there is a growing need for high-quality rehabilitation professionals. When you earn your online Human Services degree from PennWest University, you will gain the knowledge and skills you need for a career that is both professionally and personally rewarding.
Our program is led by faculty who are nationally recognized experts in their fields. They help you build knowledge and skills through an interdisciplinary curriculum that prepares you to work in a variety of human service positions in the areas of aging, developmental disabilities and more. In addition, they will serve as your mentors and guides as you successfully navigate several field experiences.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 17% growth in social and human services jobs between now and 2030.
Number of job openings projected over the next decade.
PennWest’s associate in Human Services is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Services Education (CSHSE and the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE).
This degree is built on resources from the departments of Psychology, Sociology, Sports and Wellness, Nursing and Special Education.
After successfully completing this program, students will:
PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.