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Associate in Human Services

Learn how to counsel from a biblical perspective

When you earn your Associate in Human Services from Moody, you can learn how to counsel and work with families from a biblical perspective. The course teaches you interpersonal skills and how to apply them as you interact with others and gain an understanding of social work values and opportunities.

This 60-credit hour associate degree program is designed to equip students for effective service to various disadvantaged people experiencing difficult life situations with developmental and cultural sensitivity. You will learn theory, skills, and how to serve in the social-service arena through a biblical and theological lens.

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Your Human Services Studies

As you study, you’ll learn to:

  • Integrate your Christian faith through critical thinking skills and cultural sensitivity in the compassionate practice of human services.
  • Demonstrate fundamental skills in human services to whomever you serve in ministry.
  • Evaluate the causes, effects, and counseling considerations relevant to individuals and families in need.

Meet Your Human Services Professors

Learn how Dr. Megan Clunan and Dr. Mary Hendrickson bring their years of experience as marriage and family counselors to the classroom.

Mary Hendrickson–Human Services professor

Mary Hendrickson

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Megan Clunan - Human Services Program Head

Megan Clunan

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After You Graduate with Your Associate Degree

You’ll graduate trained for employment as an:

  • Intake Coordinator
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Outreach Assistant to Youth

Alumni from the program are also serving in churches, nonprofit ministries, crisis pregnancy centers, nursing facilities—and many other places where God has led them.

Financial Aid

For on-campus residential students, every class in your degree is paid for by the Chicago Tuition Grant, sponsored by faithful donors. Every residential Chicago undergraduate student is awarded this grant, worth up to $12,960 a year. Off-campus commuter students pay $399 per credit hour. Find out how to defray the remaining costs with scholarships, grants, student loans, student employment, and veterans benefits.

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