Human Services (MA)

Become a Catalyst for Change

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Locations Offered
Webster University Online
or In Person
2 years
Time to Completion
Cost Per Credit Hour
Credit Hours Required

Lead with confidence and compassion

Open doors to new opportunities and equip yourself to become a catalyst for change with a Master of Arts in Human Services from Webster University. Through our program, you’ll graduate with the knowledge, confidence and advanced skill set needed to empower and advocate for individuals, groups, families and communities around the world.

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Designed for working professionals

At Webster, we recognize the importance of education that fits into your already busy schedule. That’s why our Human Services master’s degree is offered through Webster University Online and at select campuses among Webster’s nearly 40 locations.

Interdisciplinary curriculum

Webster’s Human Services master’s degree prepares you for leadership in the social services field. Here, we train you to:

As a graduate of Webster’s Human Services master’s program, you’ll be well equipped for a rewarding career in a variety of roles, including:

Personalize your degree for your goals

Customize your educational experience by choosing a specialty area to complement your Human Services master’s, including:

Our program deepens your knowledge through engaging career-focused coursework and puts your knowledge into practice through enriching field experiences.

Your courses

Required courses
  • Field Experience I
  • Field Experience II
  • Foundations of Human Services
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Research and Assessment Methods in Human Research Development
  • Social Welfare Policy

Students also complete four graduate elective courses, determined in consultation with their advisor.

Discover career growth

Our Human Services program enables you to work in a variety of settings without needing to pursue a doctoral degree or additional professional licensure. Your salary potential will vary based on your personal career path. For example, jobs for social and community service managers are projected to increase 9% through 2032, and the median annual wage is $74,240, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Achieve your personal and professional goals

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Webster is committed to your success. You'll never be alone as you pursue your Human Services master’s.

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See how our Human Services degree prepares you for the next step in your career.

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