Human Services Direct Care Certificate of Undergraduate Study

This course of study will introduce students who are not Human Services majors to both theoretical and practical approaches used by professionals working in a variety of human services agencies. The courses will provide an overview of the skills and perspectives best suited to assisting them in applying their other coursework to real world settings, meeting the needs of employers as they navigate our changing societies. It will also prepare them for positions as diversity trainers, human services providers, managers and staff of human services agencies, and human rights organizations. This credential could readily be applied to professionals already working in the field who wish to advance their careers.

Curriculum

The Human Services-Direct Care Certificate of Undergraduate Study is a full-time or part-time program offered in a face-to-face format at our Camden, NJ campus. It requires the completion of 15 undergraduate semester hours (5 courses).

Coursework

The following courses make up the Human Services Direct Care Certificate of Undergraduate Study program.

  • 5 Courses / 15 Semester Hours
    • Required Courses: 12 semester hours
    • Elective Courses: 3 semester hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Required Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
HSRV 01100 Introduction to Human Services 3
HSRV 01320 Applied Ethics in Human Services 3
PSY 03205 Intake and Interviewing Skills 3
SOC 08430 Case Management Intervention in Sociological Practice 3
Elective Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
SOC 08223 Sociology of Social Welfare 3
SOC 08230 Sociology of Minority Groups 3
SOC 08323 Sociology of Social Work 3
SOC 08326 Socialization of the Child Through Adolescence 3
Total Program Semester Hours: 15

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Human Services Direct Care Certificate of Undergraduate Study program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring 2020 01/14/2020 11/01/2019
Fall 2020 09/01/2020 07/01/2020