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BA in Health and Human Services

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services online degree program have the opportunity to learn how to support the health and well being of diverse populations from an interdisciplinary service base. Read more about the Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services online degree program typically have an interest in the helping professions and a dedication to serving the mental, physical, and emotional needs of the general population. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services program is designed for students who would like to learn about directly serving diverse populations in both preventive care and remediation of physical, mental, and emotional health. The curriculum emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing and evaluating human services issues and delivery systems from a multicultural, socially conscious perspective. The program is designed to prepare enrolled students for entry-level employment in the field of health and human services.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services:

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

General Education Requirements

Students must complete 52 credits in general education courses.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • HHS 201: Introduction to Human Services (3 credits)
  • HHS 307: Communication Skills for Health & Human Service Personnel (3 credits)
  • HHS 310: Health & Human Services Culture: The Helping Relationship (3 credits)
  • HCA 305: The U.S. Health Care System (3 credits)
  • SOC 313: Social Implications of Medical Issues (3 credits)
  • HCA 415: Community & Public Health (3 credits)
  • HHS 320: Cultural Awareness in the Human Services (3 credits)
  • HCA 430: Special Populations (3 credits)
  • HHS 435: Contemporary Issues, Trends, Health Law Ethics in Health & Human Services (3 credits)
  • HHS 440: Technology in Health & Human Services (3 credits)
  • HHS 460: Research Methods in Health & Human Services (3 credits)
  • HHS 497: Health & Human Services Capstone (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 41 credits in elective courses.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services program who are interested in working in the human services profession could pursue a master's degree in human services, social work, or health care administration. Earning an advanced degree could provide students with the qualifications needed for an administrative position in the field.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include:

  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Science in Human Services
  • Master of Science in Human Services Administration
  • Master of Science in Health Care Administration

Career Paths:

Ashford University 's Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services program is designed to prepare enrolled students for entry-level employment in human services administration or social services. Health and human services is a broad field, and consequently offers diverse employment possibilities.

Possible employment opportunities that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Elder care
  • Health education
  • Rehabilitation
  • Day care
  • Community health service
  • Patient account service
  • Health insurance
  • Disability service

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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