Equip yourself to work in the helping professions and become focused on serving and assisting others when you earn your bachelor's degree in Health and Human Services from the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global Campus (UCCGC). This human services degree prepares you to provide health and human services to diverse populations of all ages. Learning is geared toward enhancing the physical health, mental health, and social needs of individuals, families, and communities living in multiclass, multiethnic, and multicultural environments. As a field that needs quality human service professionals now more than ever, earning a bachelor’s degree can provide access to entry-level service-related positions where you can gain valuable knowledge and experience.
What are human services?
Human services is an interdisciplinary field of study that is focused on enhancing the physical and mental health and social needs of individuals, families, and communities. A human services worker helps their clients and communities achieve self-sufficiency and a higher quality of life in multiclass, multiethnic, and multicultural environments.
Upon completion of your Bachelor of Arts in Accounting degree, you will be able to:
Analyze health and human services delivery from political, socioeconomic, and psychosocial perspectives
Evaluate social and human delivery systems at the individual, family, group, organization, and community levels
Analyze social problems within the context of healthcare environments
Evaluate ethical issues and challenges inherent in the provision of health and human services
Analyze human behaviors within the health and human services context
Evaluate human services issues, challenges, and interventions
Discuss the provision of health and human services from multi-cultural perspectives
Identify effective communication components and strategies with diverse health and human services constituents
This programme is accredited through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.
The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global Campus offers two options to international students: 100% Online or Blended, i.e. 90% online with required residencies in Jamaica each summer.
The intake periods for international (non-Jamaican) students are January, March, May, July, and September.
All regional and international students applying for UCC Global Campus undergraduate programs must submit the following:
High school diploma, GED, or Certificate of Equivalency / Proficiency (with minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 from high school)
Passes in 5 GCE O Level / CSEC passes at A, B or C including Mathematics and English or International Baccalaureate (IB) or other international qualification deemed equivalent (subject to UCC approval) - Regional (Caribbean) Applicants Only.
Official Transcripts of all secondary school (and other universities) coursework and grades (translated in English). “Official” means that the applicant must request that his school send transcripts directly to the UCC Registry (firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com)
Students who have completed college credits may be eligible to transfer those credits to the UCC Global Campus. (Final determination on the eligibility of the transfer of credits will be made once your application and transcript(s) are received, reviewed and approved by the UCC Global Campus.)
The language of instruction at UCCGC is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency by completing an approved English testing regime such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
USD 3,000 per academic year($5,000 USD tuition per academic year - $2,000 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)
$4,000 USD per academic year(USD 5,000 tuition per academic year - USD 1,000 scholarships for all successful candidates)
USD 7,500 per academic year($12,000 USD tuition per academic year - $4,500 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)