University of Illinois - Springfield

Human Services


Graduate Studies Office, PAC 520
P.O. Box 19243

Springfield, IL 62794

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Human Services

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts degree in human services (HMS) is designed to provide advanced professional education for students who have an undergraduate education in human services or who have completed specific prerequisite courses to prepare them for study in the field. It is a multidisciplinary degree that prepares students to become competent as human services professionals for multiple roles and settings. The degree contains core courses that teach skills and concepts needed by all human services professionals and integrates content from several academic concentrations to allow students to develop specific expertise.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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