• Human Services Administration

    The Human Services Administration interdisciplinary major provides students skills requisite to seeking leadership or specialist roles in adult services, pre-school and childcare administration, gerontology, program management, or social service. The major allows students with an interest in enhancing the quality of life of individuals and families in need through various agencies: non-profit, schools, health care centers, and other state and community-based organizations. Students are required to successfully complete 58 hours of foundational curriculum classes, 36 hours of Human Service Administration, and complete their chosen specialization track.

    Specialization Tracks:

    Preschool & Childcare:

    This course of study provides students with the skills requisite to seeking careers in the administration of early child-care centers, both for-profit and non-profit; private and public pre-kindergarten programs; Head Start; pre-schools; parent’s day out programs; before and after school care; and centers for children with special needs. 21 hours.

    Contact

    Dr. Renee Collins
    Chair, Department of Educational Studies
    Associate Professor of Education
    Irvin School of Education
    AH-101B | 325-670-1484 | rcollins@hsutx.edu
    HSU Box 16225

    Adult Services:

    This course of study provides students with the skills requisite to seeking careers in the administration of a variety of human service organizations that provide social services to diverse client populations, including but not limited to non-profit organizations, for-profit service providers with a social mission, and government agencies. 18 hours.

    Contact

    Dr. Joanne Roberts
    Chair, Department of Sociology
    Professor of Sociology
    Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts
    ES-227 | 325-670-5863 | jroberts@hsutx.edu
    HSU Box 16216

    Public Health:

    This course of study provides students with the skills requisite to seeking careers in the administration of five core disciplines of population health management within public health systems at the national, state, and community levels in the United States. (Minor in Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing) 18 hours.

    Contact

    Nina Ouimette,
    Dean, Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing
    Professor
    PH-108 | 325-671-2357 | nouimette@phssn.edu
    HSU Box 16245

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