Due to the impending storm, all classes are cancelled at the Springfield Regional Center for Wednesday, November 26, 2014. The Center will be closing at 1PM. Please travel safely.
- Credits: 120
Bachelor of Science
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services at Cambridge College is guided by systemic and holistic thinking along with an appreciation of research and how it informs practice. A collaborative model of teaching which creates an environment where all students are encouraged to reach their potential. We do this by providing opportunities for our students to increase their knowledge and practical skills while recognizing the valuable contributions they are making in their workplaces and in their communities. Our goal is to be an integral part of the change that needs to happen to create a more just and equitable society.
Required courses provide broad-based knowledge of individuals, families, and communities, with historical and multicultural perspectives. They present a unique strengths-based, systemic and culturally relevant approach to working with people effectively across many varied settings.
Concentration options will vary per location. Choose electives and/or concentrations to support your academic interests and professional goals. Learn more about the available options by contacting Admissions at 1-800-829-4723.
- Students gain the skills needed to work with people in a way that preserves their dignity and builds on their strengths, empowering them to address their concerns and leading to better outcomes.
- Students learn to identify and work with the strengths inherent in individuals, families and communities.
- Students gain practical skills for assisting people in making positive changes that will improve the quality of their lives.
- Students are prepared for personal and professional growth.
- Students have built a solid base for graduate studies in a wide variety of professional and academic fields.
- Students become effective agents of positive change.
Careers and Further Study
The health and human service industry has been identified by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as an area of increasing growth in the 21st century. Students majoring in human services may find themselves working and leading in a variety of settings — with adolescents in residential programs or with the elderly in nursing homes, in the community or in health centers, as program directors, as case managers or outreach workers. They work in prevention or in treatment, in after-school programs or criminal justice programs.
Our graduates are well positioned to enter graduate studies in human services, psychology, counseling, social work and related fields.
WRT101-102 and MAT101-102 may by waived if equivalent courses have been accepted in transfer. Credits will be replaced with open electives. WRT201 required if both WRT101-102 are waived; not required for students completing WRT101-102 at Cambridge. WRT090 and MAT100 required if assessment indicates need.
Arts & Humanities - 6 credits
Natural & Physical Sciences - 6 credits
Social Sciences - 6 credits
Choose electives and/or concentrations available at your location to support your academic interests and professional goals. (Course prerequisites must also be met.)
New required course: BHS 306 Case Management for Human Services
Also choose 14 credits of human service electives.
Passing grade on TOEFL (English language proficiency test) is required for international students.
$50, nonrefundable ($100 for international students)
Official Transcript: High school or GED
One Completed Recommendation Form
Learn more about General Requirements
College students are required to comply with state laws regarding individual health insurance and immunization. Compliance requirements currently exist for students in Massachusetts, Virginia and Tennessee. Learn more
International Students – Additional Requirements
International Students will need to complete supplemental documentation when applying. International transcripts must also be translated prior to submission in order to be evaluated for applicability. Learn more about international student requirements.
Transfer Credit Request Form
Cost per credit hour:
$50, nonrefundable ($100 for international students)
$110 (charged in last term)
Health Insurance Fee:
$1,497 (Required for Massachusetts students only. See waiver details on Tuition & Fees page.)
Note: Rates are as of September 2013, and are subject to change without notice. Rates apply to all students, unless otherwise noted.
Cambridge College offers financial aid to students in our degree programs who are enrolled at least half time. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits each term. Graduate and doctoral students must be enrolled in at least 4 credits each term. Learn more
Grants, Scholarships and Loans
Cambridge College welcomes the opportunity to support your efforts to pay for college. Federal, state and local resources in the form of grants, scholarships, loans and work-study, including Cambridge College Scholarships, are available to help defray the cost of tuition. Learn more
Getting Your Company to Help
Many companies have tuition assistance programs, designed to help their employees with their professional development. Learn more