The Master of Arts in Human Services from Concordia University Chicago is a generalist degree designed to provide a broad-based body of knowledge in related fields, with an emphasis in advocacy, gerontology, and psychology, in order to meet the expressed needs of human services personnel in community mental health centers, family service agencies and similar organizations. This program, both for individuals seeking entry-level positions and for professionals who desire to upgrade their positions in the field of human services, allows for a tailor-made curriculum combining psychology and social service skills.
Note: Graduate students who earn this degree will not have met the educational requirements for certification or licensure in the state of Illinois and should not expect to provide counseling/psychological clinical services as an independent practitioner. Rather, this degree demonstrates master's-level achievement and enhances employment opportunities.
Concordia-Chicago's MA in human services is designed to enable candidates to: