Set Your Course for Career Success

A bachelor’s degree in human services from A&M-Commerce will put you on course for a wide range of occupations with foundations in counseling. With multiple program emphases available, you’ll be able to prepare for entry-level occupations in mental health, college student affairs and state services including child protective services, probation and parole. Upon graduation, you may be eligible for the Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor or the Qualified Mental Health Professional-Community Services credential.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, McKinney (CHEC), Online
Duration 4 years
Foreign Language BA requires foreign language credit
Delivery Face-To-Face, Fully Online
Total Credit Hours 120 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required

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Human Services (BA/BS) :: What You Will Learn

What You Will Learn

A degree in human services offers the opportunity to:

  • Utilize helping and interpersonal communication skills to communicate empathically.
  • Gain understanding of human development, human behavior and nature versus nurture.
  • Emphasize the value of diversity in organizations and groups and the importance of recognizing the experiences of marginalized populations.
  • Promote positive interactions between and among groups to support change in structure and function.
  • Develop professional skills in college student affairs, chemical dependency counseling, mental health services and professional advocacy roles.
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Human Services (BA/BS) :: Careers

Careers

A degree in human services increases your marketability for in-demand careers.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Mental Health Technician
$35,960
College Student Affairs Specialist
$41,680
Substance Abuse Counselor
$47,660
Probation Officers and Corrections Specialists
$55,690

Information from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2021

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Human Services (BA/BS) :: Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

Classes are offered at our main campus in Commerce, our extended university location at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) and online.

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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Human Services (BA/BS) :: Staff

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Counseling Contact Us

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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Human Services (BA/BS) :: RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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