Do you find yourself always wanting to help those less fortunate than you? Do you
pride yourself on being the person who doesn't hesitate to lend a hand to someone
when they need it? Human Services might be the career path for you. This UAA Human
Services Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Human Services degrees are supported
on KPC campuses to prepare students for entry-level employment with human service
Students will acquire knowledge of human behavior and relationships, knowledge of
social problem areas, skills in helping approaches and problem-solving skills. Graduates
can work in many different areas including (but not limited to) counseling, chemical
dependency, child welfare, care coordination, disability services, social services
management and corrections.
This degree, with its extensive practicum and coursework in counseling, can be a terminal
degree or a foundation to articulate into the Bachelor of Human Services, Bachelor
of Social Work, or Bachelor of Art in Psychology. It is very important to work with
an advisor to put together a program that meets your unique needs that will articulate
and/or enhance whatever career direction you decide on.
UAA AAS Human ServicesDegree Information
UAA AAS Human Services: Degree Information
The Human Services Associate of Applied Science degree is available through UAA’s
regional approach to providing Human Services and behavioral health education throughout
the Southcentral region of Alaska. Kenai Peninsula students will complete two semesters
of practicum experience in an agency located within their own communities, and take
courses from a variety of skilled, dedicated faculty from multiple campuses of UAA. This degree can also be completed online.
UAA Bachelor of Human Services (BHS) Degree Information
UAA Bachelor of Human Services (BHS) : Degree Information
The Bachelor in Human Services degree program is available through UAA’s regional
approach to providing Human Services and behavioral health education through the Southcentral
region of Alaska. Kenai Peninsula students can complete the third practicum course
and the senior capstone course serving an agency located within their own communities,
and complete the program with a combination of distance courses and on-campus general
education requirement courses. This degree can also be completed online.
Soldotna and Greater Peninsula
Homer and Surrounding Area