Ashford University

MA in Human Services - Standard Program of Study


8620 Spectrum Center Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92123

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Human Services - Standard Program of Study

Format: Online

Program Description:

Serve a greater purpose. Earn your Master of Arts in Human Services at Ashford University. This degree program allows you to embody the values of the human service profession – its history, ethics, and professional standards. You will learn to guide the work of others while understanding the different values, goals, and lifestyles of service consumers and employees. Navigate the structure and operations of service organizations as you develop your own management skills, including grant-writing, planning, and managing budgets. Learn to implement information systems and lead people. Your challenging courses include an integrative project, in which you apply your knowledge in a practical way to solve human-service problems. The degree includes specializations in Mental Health Administration, Nonprofit Management, and a Standard Program of Study.

Standard Program of Study

Customize your graduate degree when you pursue the Master of Arts in Human Services, Standard Program of Study from Ashford University. The Standard Program of Study allows you to select your specialization courses from a pool of electives covering a wide range of topics in the human services field, including gerontology, nonprofits, grant writing, criminal justice, mental health, finance, family systems, and more. You get to create a degree program that aligns with your career aspirations. Call the shots in your master’s degree program with the Master of Arts in Human Services, Standard Program of Study.


Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Fringe Town

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