Human Services

Add the Human Touch

Whether you’re a new undergrad or a seasoned professional returning to further your career, Fontbonne offers a flexible program in this emerging high-demand field that’s tailored to your needs.

As a graduate with a degree in human services, you’ll be prepared to enter any number of professions that will assist individuals and families in need. Human services is one of the top 10 fastest growing disciplines in the nation with two out of three jobs in the professional, technical and service fields.

Although available to traditional and nontraditional students, this degree is ideal for adults with some prior education or experience in the field of human services. The program is flexible, and some courses are offered online.

Fontbonne’s human services major gives you knowledge and skills that are fundamental to becoming an ethical and effective professional or graduate student in this area of study.

Program Highlights

Your success is supported by a dedicated faculty and a flexible program that prepares you with in-class and in-the-field education and experience.

  • Small class sizes
  • Day trips, field education opportunities
  • Real-world knowledge through practicum experience
  • Faculty are human services professionals
  • Preparation for grad school and employment in human services field
  • Program considers previous work and educational experiences
  • Student directed — choose classes to fit career objectives
  • Some courses offered online
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Center Against Human Trafficking and Exploitation

The Center Against Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Center) was created in 2017 by Fontbonne University in response to the need in St. Louis and Missouri to aid in the prevention of human and sex trafficking. 

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Incarnate Word Foundation Grant

Fontbonne University is introducing a five-day advanced skills training program this fall for social service professionals involved in the identification, intervention and treatment of human and sex trafficking victims and survivors.

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