Human Services

The Human Services program will teach you to understand human behavior and how to improve the lives of others. This is a career path that gives you the chance to make a difference in people’s lives.

Why Study Human Services?

Countless members of society rely on human services to give them the support they need. Thanks to these services, many people can get access to basic amenities and counseling. 

Why You Should Choose Manor

Manor’s program is designed to observe people and the ways they develop. You’ll consider the ways that social environments affect people, examine your role as a behavioral health professional and approach difficult situations with understanding in order to respond effectively. 

At Manor, our faculty are dedicated to seeing you succeed. Flexible scheduling, low student-to-teacher ratio and a close-knit community, you will be given the opportunity to advance academically.

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Career Opportunities

Upon completion of an Associate Degree in Human Services, graduates will be prepared for entry-level positions. Examples of some careers that you can pursue with an Associate Degree in Human Services include:

  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Advocate
  • Mediator between clients and agencies
  • Caregiver to children, elders and disabled adults
  • Health Educator
  • Mental Health Counselor

Meet Program Director Professor Jennifer Buechel

With strong academic credential and an impressive background as a mental health practitioner and a trainer in topics related to emotional, psychological and social well-being for The Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth & Family Services, Professor Buechel is ready and eager to nurture and develop Manor College’s newest major.

Professor Buechel invites students to consider this major stating, “A degree in Human Services is an excellent choice for students who have a strong desire to help others. It is a degree for students who are invested in making a positive impact not only on individuals, but on their families and their communities as well.”

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