Human Services B.A.S.

About this Program

Professionals in the human services field make lasting, meaningful differences in communities and homes facing various challenges. Students in this program build a firm basis of knowledge for working with and benefiting people in crisis. Wayland’s human services degree prepares graduates to work in diversified communities at differing positions.

This program is offered as a specialization within the Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Students can earn up to 12 credit hours for qualified work experience when seeking the B.A.S. degree, with additional credit possible for specialized training.


Students majoring in Human Services for a B.A.S. degree must complete 36 semester hours, of which 18 must be upper-level credit. 

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Courses that are necessary for a BAS in Human Services are Psychology and Sociology combined.