Bachelor of Science In Human Services

Program: Bachelor of Science in Human Services

Looking for a career that allows you to fulfill your calling to help people? Serve the growing demand for professionals who can effectively work with people in various developmental, mental health, substance abuse, and retirement facilities.

Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Bachelor of Science in Human Services is designed to prepare the human services professional to assist individuals and communities to function as effectively as possible in the major domains of living. This interdisciplinary program prepares students to work in social service agencies, residential and community-based settings, non-profit, private, and public sectors, as well as the pursuit of graduate-level studies in counseling and other helping professions.

At PBA, we offer guidance that focuses on biblical, historical, theoretical and practical studies. Combined with our thriving community connections, we help you develop skills in the field of human services to reach your potential and improve the lives of others.


Program Details

  • Human Services
  • Mental Health Care
  • Group Homes
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
  • Elderly and Residential Care Centers
  • Case Management

  • Intro to Human Services 
  • Working with Diverse Social and Cultural Populations
  • Principles of Behavior Modification                    
  • Helping Skills for Human Service Providers
  • Group and Organizational Behavior               
  • Career Assessment and Planning
  • Service Learning in Human Services                  
  • Health Psychology

120 credit hours total. Most students who have an associate’s degree are able to complete the program in two years or less.

  1. Submit an online application here.
  2. Submit all official transcripts from previously attended institutions.

Palm Beach Atlantic University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the following degrees:

  • Bachelor’s
  • Master’s
  • Doctor of pharmacy
  • Doctor of nursing practice
  • Doctor of philosophy.