SJC Brooklyn Human Services Degree
Study human services. Help people in need. Get ready.
An SJC Brooklyn human services degree is your key to a rewarding career, giving you the tools to help people meet their physical and emotional needs.
Our dedicated faculty will teach you the best ways to advocate for social change, helping you become a positive influence on the world. Take advantage of our specialized courses in addictions counseling, case management, gerontology, family and child welfare, and human services administration. By graduation, you will develop expertise in the field’s ethical standards and have polished critical thinking, communication and research skills.
Follow your passion for serving the community. Help vulnerable populations have a better quality of life. Get ready to make a difference with an SJC Brooklyn Human Services degree.
The SJC Brooklyn Human Services Major Experience
Hands-on Experience: All human services majors take on an internship, where they apply their classroom knowledge to the field.
Endless Opportunities: Our degree prepares human services graduates to work with many populations, including families, people with disabilities, veterans and the homeless.
A Growing Field: The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects human services jobs to increase by 17 percent from 2019-29 — a much faster pace than average.
Flexible Scheduling and Credit for Experience
Creating a schedule that fits into your busy life has never been easier. Regardless of your age, work schedule or other commitments, at St. Joseph’s, we offer flexible scheduling options — including evening and online classes — that can fit the busy lifestyle of any student. In fact, SJC offers students the chance to participate in the Prior Experiential Learning Assessment (PELA) Program, which gives you the opportunity to apply for credit for the experiential learning you have acquired during your career. Validated learning, not the experience alone, is the basis for awarding up to 27 PELA credits.