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Online Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited Leader in Distance Learning
Excelsior’s online Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences (Human Services concentration) can help prepare you for careers in rapidly expanding fields such as health services and elder care, as well as family services, nonprofit administration, public policy, and related fields.
Designed for working adults who need to balance college with work and family commitments, Excelsior College’s social science degree program lets students explore a broad range of subjects while developing a versatile, highly marketable skill set.
See the course requirements for the Bachelor's in Social Science degree (Human Services concentration).
A national innovator in distance education, Excelsior has been helping working adults meet their educational needs since 1971. You’ll be able to earn a social science degree quickly, affordably, and conveniently by:
A Degree to Prepare You for Human Services Careers
Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. (Learn more about the MSCHE accreditation and programs specialized accreditations on our accreditation page.)
Our social science degree program is led by outstanding faculty drawn from colleges across the country. You’ll have the chance to interact with instructors and classmates via Excelsior’s advanced online portal, while getting personalized support from our nationally recognized team of academic advisors.
The human services concentration provides you with an excellent foundation for careers in growing sectors. Possibilities include public health, nursing home administration, counseling, paralegal work, nonprofit leadership, government, journalism, and education.
Minimum of 120 credits: 60 credits (21 in upper level) in arts and sciences and 60 credits (9 in upper level) in applied professional courses, additional arts and sciences courses or a combination of both. Concentration: minimum of 33 credits, with at least 18 at the upper level including a 3 credit capstone course and a minimum 2.0 GPA required. See the degree requirements in chart form.