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East Central University Online BA in Human Services Counseling - Counseling concentration
East Central University Online

BA in Human Services Counseling - Counseling concentration

Online USA

2 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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Introduction

Start your career in human services and help people achieve better outcomes to their challenges. East Central University’s online B.A. in Human Services Counseling is the only degree of its kind in Oklahoma. You’ll study when and where it’s best for you and complete internships that give you direct field experience. Graduate in 2-4 years, then work in a variety of areas including family support, care facilities, prison systems and more.

Choose a Concentration:

  • Aging
    Specialize in aging and gerontology to solve the challenges of the senior population. The curriculum features program management, group processes, geriatric psychology and more.
  • Counseling
    Get ready for entry-level counseling careers. Study intervention techniques, vocational testing as well as employment and placement.
  • Rehabilitation
    Work as a disability specialist to help people manage physical, mental, cognitive, behavioral and addictive challenges. The curriculum emphasizes various aspects of disability, intervention techniques, counseling and more.
  • Prevention
    Courses explore violence and self-harm prevention, human development and psychological resilience to ensure you graduate with a thorough understanding of mental health counseling and prevention science practice.

Topics of study include:

  • Human behavior
  • Case management
  • Employment and placement
  • Intervention techniques
  • Psychology
  • And more

By graduation, you can integrate theory with practice and work as an entry-level professional in the field of human services counseling. This includes using new skills in empathy, communication, patience and active listening, and an ability to write reports and service plans.

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