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Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences (Human Services concentration)
Bachelor's in Social Sciences (Human Services)
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.
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:
- Taking online social science classes from your own computer, at the time and place that works best with your schedule.
- Getting maximum transfer credit for your college work at other accredited institutions.
- Receiving academic credit for certain forms of military education, professional training, and work experience.
- Paying low tuition and student fees that keep the cost of a social science degree within almost any budget.
A Degree to Prepare You for Human Services Careers
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.
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BS in Social Sciences Credit Requirements
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.
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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
All of Excelsior College's academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.