Master of Science in Human Services

The Master of Science degree in Human Services develops leaders who can successfully address human problems within communities. The program can be completed in 16 to 24 months, depending on the student's chosen concentration.

Through a focus on social analysis, critical and creative thinking, and leadership development, students gain a solid foundation to lead their communities forward as:

  • Executive directors of community-based organizations or human services agencies
  • Managers, supervisors, or administrators in the public sector, governmental agencies, or volunteer organizational settings
  • Practitioners in direct service delivery, consultant firms, or organizational administration
  • Counselors working toward successful interventions affecting people and their communities


Program Highlights

  • Weekend class schedule
  • Complete your degree in 16 months at full-time enrollment (nine credits per term)
  • Up to six graduate transfer credits accepted in which a grade of B or better was achieved
  • Supportive learning environment with seminar style classes

The Master of Science program is offered at all School of Professional and Continuing Studies campuses.

Optional Concentrations

Graduate students may select one of three School of Professional and Continuing Studies concentrations.

Springfield College School of Professional and Continuing Studies
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 748-3000