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Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Child and Family Welfare

Kaplan University



Kaplan University's online Bachelor of Science in Human Services/Child and Family Welfare degree was created for those individuals who are looking to gain the broad knowledge that is required for working within any area of the field of child and family welfare.

As a student in this online human services degree program, individuals will learn to:

  • Apply critical thinking to real-world situations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical bases, best practices, and historical and current trends related to the human services profession
  • Identify, plan, and utilize resources to improve client situations
  • Behave professionally, ethically, and legally in the workplace
  • Utilize information and systems to appropriately manage and deliver human services
  • Understand the importance of culture, gender, diversity, and global perspectives when working with clients

Throughout the course of this online degree in human services, students will work through a curriculum that is based on the blending of theory and practice, and will also study how to critically explore the public and private policies that drive the day-to-day operations of human service agencies in this country and how they can best intervene on behalf of the clients they will serve.

Based on the standards of the Council of Standards in Human Service Education, this online degree in child and family welfare students are taught to develop their talents, assess clients' needs, identify community resources, and problem solve and advocate for their client-all with the goal of making a difference in the lives of those unable to help themselves.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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