Management, Human Services Management Concentration

bachelors Degree

Human Services Management Program Overview

Want a career that will help you make a difference in your community, without sacrificing job growth and security? The answer is Human Services Management. This new concentration under our Management Bachelor's Degree program will prepare you for a career in this rapidly growing sector: 

  • Get a comprehensive background in all aspects of business management, with a unique focus in how to manage operations and policy formation for non-profit and public organizations. 
  • Learn from professors who are highly respected business professionals at some of the top companies in the area. 
  • Complete a Minor in Sociology automatically when you complete the Human Services Management curriculum. 
  • Gain hands-on experience in two or more required internships, with access to all of the industry-leading companies Boston has to offer! 
  • Choose to continue your education online with Bay State College's partnership with the New England College of Business, and earn your MBA with only one additional year of study! 

Do good while doing well. Request information about our 4-year Management - Human Services Management Concentration program today! 

Available In 

Human Services Management Day Classes 

Discover a diverse but close-knit community of students, faculty and staff at our Boston campus, located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood. This program will at our satellite location in Taunton, Massachusetts starting this September 2017. 

  • Duration: 8 semesters 
  • Semester Length: 16 weeks  
  • Start Dates:  
    Fall 2017: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 
    Spring 2018: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Human Services Management Evening Classes 

If you're busy during the day, Bay State College's Human Services Management Degree Evening Program gives you the opportunity to learn on your own time. Take evening college courses at our convenient Boston Back Bay campus, or at our satellite location in Taunton, Massachusetts. 

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks 
  • Start Dates:  
    Fall 2017 Term 1: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 
    Fall 2017 Term 2: Monday, October 30, 2017 
    Spring 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 
    Spring 2018 Term 2: Monday, March 19, 2018 
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Human Services Management Online Classes 

Earn a degree at your own pace. Bay State College's Human Services Management Degree Online Program gives you the flexibility to learn when you want and where you want. 

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks  
  • Start Dates:  
    Fall 2017 Term 1: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 
    Fall 2017 Term 2: Monday, October 30, 2017 
    Spring 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 
    Spring 2018 Term 2: Monday, March 19, 2018 
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Sample Human Services Management Degree Courses 

  • Vulnerable Populations and Quality of Life 
  • Juvenile Justice 
  • Addiction and Society 
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems 
  • Poverty and Society 
  • Community Advocacy Program 
  • Management of Nonprofits 
  • Grants and Contracts 
  • Public and Nonprofit Finance 
  • Human Services Management Internship I and II

To view the Human Services Management program flow sheet, click here
To browse our 2016-17 Course Catalog with course descriptions, click here

Human Services Management Program Mission 

The mission of the Human Services Management Program at Bay State College is to provide the highest-quality management education for public- and nonprofit organizations, centered on the development of critical thinking, business knowledge, and practical skills, to empower our graduates to pursue successful and meaningful careers. 

Human Services Management Program Learning Outcomes 

  1. Develop students’ ability to use critical thinking and analytical skills to synthesize information from multiple sources and be able to make informed business decisions. 
  2. Develop in students a set of ethical and legal standards when making managerial decisions in social-service organizations. 
  3. Develop students’ ability to use technology to create reports and gain presentation skills to communicate relevant information to internal and external stakeholders. 
  4. Provide students the opportunity to work in groups to define managerial problems, determine alternatives, and implement solutions. 
  5. Provide students with knowledge of the different types of economies in a changing global environment and how to react to opportunities in that world. 
  6. Provide students the opportunity to develop broad-based decision models and understand current business and societal trends. 

Recommended Minors 

  • Sociology 
    All Human Services Management students automatically complete a Sociology Minor! 
  • Psychology 
    Complete a Minor in Psychology with only two of your three open electives and learn how to promote human well-being with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of psychological and physical disorders. 

Human Services Management Degree Accreditation 

Bay State College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). 

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators. 

Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.