Degree type(s): Bachelor's
Degree field(s): Education
Location(s): Bismarck, ND; Main Campus
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

Human Support Services Bachelor's Degree Program

Four-year degree; Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS)

Graduates of the Human Support Services program will be knowledgeable in working with and serving individuals in their community from early childhood to adulthood. The program offers students the opportunity to pursue concentrations in education and community-based settings. The Human Support Services degree is designed for students interested in professions within the human services field, along with students who plan to pursue graduate degrees. 

Human Support Services Degree Program Highlights

After completing the required curriculum, graduates of the Human Support Services program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate commitment to individuals with diverse backgrounds, needs, values, and challenges.

  2. Effectively collaborate with families, community agencies, and schools.

  3. Work in a variety of roles to support people in schools, youth organizations, human service agencies, adult education, and community-home support.

Career Outlook for Human Support Services Majors

Students graduating with the Human Support Services major will seek careers within:

  • Human service agencies
  • Community support agencies
  • Advocacy organizations
  • Consulting firms
  • Schools
For a list of courses for the Loading..., please visit the catalog.

Acceptance at the University of Mary does not automatically qualify you to pursue a program in one of the academic programs of study. Application requirements are specific to each major or academic program.

We recommend consulting your advisor for details. Applications are reviewed by the faculty members of the program. You will be notified that you have been admitted, admitted provisionally, or denied admission to the program.


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