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MA in Human Services, Mental Health Administration

University of the Rockies offers the Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization program, designed for individuals who are seeking to advance in the human service profession. Learn more about the Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization

School Offering Program:

University of the Rockies; School of Social, Human, and Educational Development

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students thinking of applying to the Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization program should have a passion for being of service to others. Applicants to University of the Rockies must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent international degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. Students entering with a bachelor's degree earned with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.99, you will be placed on Academic Watch. Some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization program at University of the Rockies provides an overview of the human services field and examines issues of cultural diversity, laws and regulations for the delivery of services, and the professional code of ethics for those working in human services. Coursework includes grant writing, policy development, organizational behavior and leadership, and human services administration. Students can also study social psychology, organizational theories, and factors that influence the structure, operation, and performance of service organizations.

Learning Format:

Online and Denver

Total Credits Required:

33 credits

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available to students who qualify. Aid opportunities include scholarships, federal financial aid programs, and veterans benefits programs.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of the Rockies to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Course Requirements

  • HUM 6500: Issues in Human Diversity (3 credits)
  • HUM 5010: Overview of Human Services (3 credits)
  • PSY 5280: Ethics, Laws & Standards of Professional Practice (3 credits)*
  • PSY 5420: Principles of Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • ORG 6503: Organizational Theories & Systems (3 credits)
  • HUM 5060: Grant Writing in Human Services (3 credits)
  • HUM 6405: Applied Research in Human Services (3 credits)
  • HUM 5100: Integrative Project for Human Services Learners (3 credits)
  • HUM 5300: Human Services Policy (3 credits)
  • HUM 5400: Organizational Behavior & Leadership (3 credits)
  • HUM 5500: Human Services Administration (3 credits)

* This course may not be transferred in.

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Furthering Your Education:

While graduates of the Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization program could seek related employment after completing the program, some may wish to prepare for more advanced career opportunities by pursuing a doctorate degree. University of the Rockies offers a Doctor of Psychology, Mental Health Administration Specialization degree program that may be of interest to Master of Arts in Human Services graduates.

Career Paths:

The Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization program can help students prepare for service careers in the public, private, and government sectors. Graduates could have the skills and training to pursue positions such as:

  • Chief executive
  • Legislator
  • Program manager
  • Compliance officer

Special terms and conditions:

The Master of Arts in Human Services is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional. University of the Rockies does not represent that this program meets certification or licensure requirements in any state. It is the student's responsibility to review any state certification or licensure requirements in their intended field of employment.