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Human Services & Social Work

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Develop Skills for a Fulfilling Career in Human Services or Social Work

Job opportunities in Social Work and other human services fields are poised for growth between 9% and 16% by 2026. LSU Online's comprehensive, flexible online degree in Social Work or the human services are turning students into problem solvers and leaders needed to meet this demand. An LSU Master's Degree in Social Work, Leadership and Human Resource Development or Kinesiology provides students practical and business skills to succeed. Graduates leave these degree programs equipped to lead and serve across multiple industries including healthcare, business, and athletics.



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Why Earn Your Degree in Social Work or Another Human Service Field with LSU Online:

  • Complete the Program on a Flexible timeline
  • Benefit From LSU’S Top-Tier Educational and Professional Resources
  • Study in a Renowned Program with Experienced Professionals
  • Expand Your Professional Skill Set


What is taking human services and social work courses through LSU Online like?

LSU Online courses are designed to be as smooth as possible for you. The classes are all completed online and can be finished within flexible time frames, for your convenience. You can receive the same quality LSU education from the comfort of your own home. Our expert faculty teaching online are the same individuals who teach on campus.

What type of human services and social work courses are offered?

LSU Online offers a wide variety of online human services degrees, online human services programs, online social work degrees, and online social work programs. From the undergraduate and undergraduate levels to the professional certificate programs, transformational topics include criminal justice, disaster science and emergency management, leadership and human resources, childhood learning and behavior, library and information science, psychology, public health and workforce development. These varied and impactful subjects allow for a successful career within the public, private and not-for-profit workforce sector.

Why do I need a bachelor's degree to take graduate level courses?

Completion of a bachelors program ensures you will be prepared to attempt graduate level human services & social work programs. Our enrollment concierge team can help you understand what credits you are missing and what learning experiences you may be able to count towards your next degree.

What is the best online college for human services and social work degrees?

LSU Online is a top choice! The ideal school for each individual is the one that meets their education and career goals the best. LSU Online provides all of the benefits of a high quality, traditional education from being in-person at LSU. LSU Online offers flexibility and convenience while partnering with all LSU family institutions. This special partnership allows students to select the best program that fits their needs for learning style, cost, support resources, and educational focus.

What is the most inexpensive online college for human services and social work?

LSU Online offers competitive pricing on its online human services and online social work degrees and certificates. Since LSU Online offers programs from multiple LSU institutions, students can find incredible value not available with other options. We also provide an enrollment concierge that can help identify financial aid options specific to you to make your education even more affordable.

How much does an online human services and social work degree cost?

Each degree program's costs are broken down on the page for that program. LSU Online seeks to offer a competitive cost per credit hour among all of its programs and offers an enrollment concierge to help you navigate all the details.

How fast can I get an online human services and social work degree?

Each online human services and social work program has unique requirements. The advantage of LSU Online is that students have a wide variety of choices to select the best program for them.

What type of support will I have while completing my human services and social work degree?

As an ambitious individual, we know you are pulled in many different directions. LSU Online offers world-class customer service to make your experience as streamlined as possible. Personal concierge advisors can assist you with your enrollment, help map out your degree and guide you through completion. We want you to thrive in your online program, so you can achieve your academic and career goals!

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