Human Services Class

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Are you ready to start improving the lives of others and making a real difference in your community? The online Master of Science in Human Services (MHSC) program from Lubbock Christian University gives you the skills to lead, start, or transform a nonprofit organization, lift up those in need, and promote healthy families. This Master of Science Human Services program gives students a wonderful opportunity to grow professionally while improving the quality of life of those in need. This affordable, online master's degree turns your passion for service into a rewarding and fulfilling career.

At Lubbock Christian University, you will enjoy an intimate, supportive, and hands-on approach to learning that prepares you for success in the rewarding field of human services. Students at LCU will discover a more personalized academic experience. Lubbock Christian University takes a specialized approach to caring for its students – both intellectually and spiritually.

“I expanded my knowledge and it challenged me spiritually. Overall it made me more enthused about the job that I do and made me think about what we can do to fix society.” - Christian Garcia

With a Masters in Human Services you will:

  • Develop skills in organizational leadership, policy development, fundraising, and human resources management, all tailored to the nonprofit community
  • Study crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and rehabilitation strategies for individuals and families
  • Grow spiritually, emotionally, and academically under the guidance of caring professors
  • Study a human services curriculum rooted in Christian faith and values
  • Enjoy 100 percent online convenience with no residency requirements
  • Build your career with the credentials of a fully accredited university recognized for its commitment to character development
  • Match the diverse online curriculum to your specific service interests and career goals

Grounded in Christian and Biblical principles, the MS in Human Services gives you the skills to lead, start, or transform a nonprofit organization, lift up those in need, and promote healthy families.


There are many ways to serve, and the online MSHS gives you the opportunity to tailor your degree in human service to the type of service that matches your personal and professional goals. In addition to a versatile core curriculum, you can choose either of these career-building specializations:

  • Non-Profit Leadership – Learn to organize, manage, and drive change at all levels of the nonprofit community in this leadership-oriented specialization.
  • Family Life Educator – Take a preventative approach to family rehabilitation in this specialization, which prepares you to pursue CFLE certification.

The online human services degree from Lubbock Christian University is a 36-credit-hour program that can be completed entirely online in about two years.

Master's in Human Services Career Outcomes

With a career in human services, you can make a difference in the lives of individuals – or even entire communities. The demand is on the rise for those with advanced degrees in this field who can take on high-level roles in human services organizations. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this rapidly growing career field is expected to grow faster than other professions – by 21% from 2012-2021. Learn how to be an effective leader and how to make a difference while fostering social change.


With a certification as a Family Life Educator, your area of expertise is wide-ranging. Certified Family Life educators are commonly employed at community-based organizations, educational settings, faith-based organizations, health care and wellness centers, providing workshops and classes, military and family support, and governmental research. The following link provides more CFLE opportunities in careers.