About the Field of Human Services & Rehabilitation Studies

Make a difference in people’s lives with a Bachelor of Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Degree at Continuing & Career Education at Assumption

The Assumption College Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies (HSRS) program is based upon the philosophy that all humans have worth and potential. The undergraduate programs offered in the HSRS Department are committed to preparing students to maximize the participation, inclusion, and functioning of all individuals in the community. The HSRS curriculum incorporates a humanistic, strength-based, social justice perspective to work with all individuals including individuals representing diversity. It is within this context that the liberal arts are integrated with the study of health, human disability, and rehabilitation services.

What earning an Online Assumption HSRS Degree means.

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for social and community service managers is projected to increase by 16% through 2026.
  • Transfer up to 75 credits toward a Bachelor’s degree with an opportunity for life experience credits. Assumption has multiple transfer agreements with many area community colleges.
  • Completion of the Bachelors program in HSRS provides a strong foundation for the Assumption Masters programs.
  • Opportunity for an internship that enables students to develop and refine the attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary for working as a Human Services professional in a variety of settings.

Specialized concentration in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling.

There are multiple ways to combine the Certificate in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling with CCE’s Bachelor of Arts in Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies. Students completing the certificate program may choose to apply all credits earned in the certificate toward the bachelor degree program. After completion, you’ll meet the requirements of CADC Licensure and LADC Certification with a clear path to employment as an entry-level counselor.

Furthermore, students entering the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies may pursue a concentration in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling to enhance the potential for employment in the field.


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