Bachelor of Arts in Human Services

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Bachelor's degree and above

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Human Services, General. 440000


If you wish to serve the disadvantaged and distressed, want to make a difference in your community, care about others and can advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves, the Bachelor of Arts in Human Services may be the degree for you.  Coursework in family dynamics, family law, developmental psychology, personality theory, abnormal psychology, and case management, all prepare for a career in child advocacy counseling, community outreach coordinator, juvenile court advocacy work, family support coordinator, or social services case work that offer rewards beyond just a paycheck. 

Beyond the four-year Bachelor of Arts in Human Services, the College has recently added a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology that provides all the coursework necessary to be eligible to sit for licensure exams on the path to becoming a licensed professional counselor.  The program provides an in-depth understanding of human dynamics for those planning a career in human services, education, management, or many of the helping professions.  This program is unique in the region for its comprehensive coursework, spanning topics from children & adolescents, family counseling, group process, and crisis intervention, to counseling techniques, counseling theories, substance abuse, and psychopathology.  Students completing the Bachelor degree are offered generous scholarship to continue their studies at the Master's level at GBC.

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Human Services degree, students will achieve the following program goals:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts, terminology, theoretical approaches, and historical trends in the delivery of Human Services.

  • demonstrate understanding of the historic roots and current practical applications of the Human Services Model of diagnosis and treatment.

  • demonstrate how to apply research methods including research design, data analysis, and interpretation of findings.

  • demonstrate an awareness of ethical issues and guiding ethical principles within the broad field of Human Services and appreciate the commitment to high standards of professional integrity, and action.

  • demonstrate a greater awareness of self and others, respect for others, and an appreciation of cultural diversity and individual differences.

  • understand the need for commitment to lifelong learning as necessary to effectiveness within the field.

  • obtain employment in a field directly related to Human Services and/or pursue graduate study.




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Goldey Beacom College

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

4701 Limestone Road, Wilmington, Delaware

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

Bachelor of Arts

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

This program is eligible for Title IV federal financial aid, institutional aid and other outside aid programs. Please see our website to learn more about applying and the various deadlines for each program:

Refund Policy

Students dropping courses prior to the Drop/Add period that have not attended are eligible for a tuition refund. For more information on the refund policy, please see our website:

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Middle States Commissions for IHE

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$75.00 SAM License Access and Certification Fee – one time charge

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

21-1021.00Child, Family, and School Social Workers
$18.85 per hour

Provider Status



4701 Limestone Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19808

Phone Number

(302) 225-6248

Fax Number

(302) 996-5408

Web Address

Last Updated

Apr 29, 2021


Apr 13, 2021