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Online Human Services Degrees

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Prepare to Support People in Your Community

Explore the path toward a rewarding career. At Carlow, you’ll learn from experienced faculty and develop the compassion, empathy and skills you need to become an advocate for those in need and make a positive impact on the world around you.

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Online Human Services Degrees Overview

100% Online

The flexible online format allows you to take classes and complete coursework around your own schedule and at your own pace.

Career-Focused Curriculum

Our focus is on career readiness and hands-on learning experiences. Students approach their chosen fields of study with an ethical mindset.

Generous Transfer Policy

Bring your previous credits with you and finish your degree program as quickly as possible.

Empower Others with Degrees Focused on Human Services

Develop the skills you need to make a difference in the lives of others with an online human services degree from an accredited university. Whether you’re interested in a career in psychology, social work or human resources, Carlow University’s online degree programs prepare students to lead effectively in their chosen field and have an impact in your community.

Carlow’s 100% online courses offer a flexible, career-focused learning environment, and with part-time and full-time options available, you can tailor your program to fit your life and work obligations. Be prepared to improve the quality of life for those you serve and make a difference in the world around you.

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Online Human Services Degree Programs

What Can I Do with a Human Services Degree?

An online human services degree provides the unique opportunity to have an impact on the world around you. You can pursue a career that satisfies your desire to help others and to make a difference in your community. Depending on your area of study, the concentration you choose and your previous work experience, there are a variety of career paths available to you.

Here is a closer look at potential careers:

  • Human resources specialist: $63,490/year3 
  • Social and community services manager: $69,600/year2
  • Medical and health services manager: $104,280/year4

Human Services by the Numbers

12% Overall growth rate for employment of social workers from 2020 to 20301

78,300 Projected job openings each year for social workers1

$69,600 Median annual wage for social and community service managers2 


You may incur costs beyond tuition, such as textbooks, supplies and other fees. Take these costs into consideration as you budget for your education. 

Yes, depending on your program. To find out exactly how many credits you can transfer, request more information.

Yes. The online programs offer full-time and part-time options.

To apply for the program, submit your application and transcripts, along with any other required information. Apply now.

At Carlow, we offer three start dates throughout the year, in January, May and August.