You will attend classes on one or two weekends per month. The convenient schedule helps you avoid major disruption to your work and family.
The efficiency of earning your master's in 16 months will save you time and money.
Increase Your Earning Potential
According the the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, community service manager positions will increase by 10 percent over the next 10 years, faster than the national average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by increases in the elderly populations, and increases in demand for substance abuse treatment and mental health and health-related services.
Support for Adults
Get the academic support you need as an adult from attentive faculty and staff from the Academic Success Center at your campus.
Tailored for Leadership in Human Services
This program is specifically designed for leaders in the field of human services, and all courses reflect this. Required courses like Fiscal Management and Program Evaluation are designed with the human service manager in mind, as are electives in areas such as grant writing and board development.
An Affordable Degree
The combination of an accelerated format, affordable tuition, and staff to help you navigate the financial aid process makes this a surprisingly affordable program. Plus our knowledgeable staff are available to help you navigate the financial aid process.
Enrich your learning and résumé with an online classroom component that will strengthen the skills you need as a professional in the field. Effective leaders need to have excellent communication skills, which today includes online and digital communication skills.
A hallmark of our program, graduate students work with community partners to identify and research pressing issues with the community. You will focus on an issue that you find important, and present a sustainable resolution.
National and Regional Recognition
Get connected with local, regional, and national organizations, such as the YMCA, with which Springfield College and its School of Professional and Continuing Studies have articulation agreements and partnerships.
Learn from faculty members who have expertise and real-world experience leading nonprofit organizations and teaching adult learners.