Post University's Master of Science in Human Services is designed to meet the educational needs of individuals who seek to advance their skills and career options or seek employment in a wide variety of human service positions.
The program allows these prospective students to acquire the conceptual, analytical, and operational knowledge to assume new or more advanced positions in the field of human services. The curricular content is focused around an essential core of learning experiences and skill sets and provides two specializations in either human service program administration or clinical counseling within organizational settings.
The objectives of the Master's Degree Program in Human Services are to provide an:
- Understanding of human behavior systems ranging from individuals and groups to organizations, communities, and society. The training and education will stress the complexity and interconnectedness of human problems, social and cultural forces, national policies, and the demands of organizational work.
- Understanding of the core values of human service work industry, its history, ethics, and the need to be aware of one's own values and to have an empathic understanding of their client's values, lifestyle, and goals.
- In-depth understanding of the major models of intervention and treatment, industry-competent problem analysis, and skill achievement to plan, implement, and evaluate these strategies.
- In depth understanding of organizational and managerial knowledge essential to operate human service programs successfully including grant writing, planning and managing of people, preparing program budgets, and implementing information systems.