BA in Psychology/Human Services

Understand how psychological principles can be applied to resolving social and personal issues.

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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program allows you the opportunity to explore the application of psychological concepts including overcoming personal and social challenges if you choose to pursue an optional concentration in Human Services. With this option, you will also develop a multidisciplinary approach to providing services to diverse client populations, including children, seniors and people with a substance abuse problem.

What You'll Learn

This Psychology concentration offers elective courses that focus on a broad range of subject areas, including case management, client communication and lifespan family services. You will learn how to examine personal and social problems from psychological and interdisciplinary perspectives. By evaluating crisis situations and making ethical judgments, you will understand how to conduct individual and family assessments. You will also explore best practices for client and colleague communication, and case management.

Featured Courses:

  • Delivery of Human Services
  • Substance Use
  • Client Assessment and Planning
  • Social Welfare Policy
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Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Careers

Graduates of the BA in Psychology/Human Services program will develop a comprehensive set of skills that can be utilized in providing support, counseling and other resources to clients in need. Career path options include:

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Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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