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About Human Services (M.S.E.)
Welcome to the Human Services program!
"Building Learning Communities Through Critical Reflection"
Gain insight and add depth to your understanding of human services.
This 30-hour master's
Note: This degree does not lead to obtaining Ohio's Professional Counseling license or Professional Clinical Counseling license. Students who intend to obtain either of these credentials must enroll in the 60-hour clinical mental health counseling master's degree program.
- Low student to faculty ratio
- Active student organization
- Opportunity for study abroad experience
What will you be learning?
Faculty members conduct regular curriculum reviews to make class content current, relevant, and comprehensive.
- EDC 531 Personality & Human Development Across the Lifespan
- EDC 568 Research & Evaluation in Human Services
- EDC 575 Counseling Diverse Populations
- EDC 525 Human Services Administration
- EDC 529 Career Counseling
- EDC 543 Theories & Techniques of Counseling
- EDC 545 Counseling Techniques Lab
- EDC 583 Theories & Techniques of Group Counseling
- EDC 635 Couples & Family Counseling
- EDC 605 Professional Seminars with Clinical Implications
Visit the Resources tab to access the following:
- Course matrices
- Course schedules
- Program and department handouts
Meet Our Faculty & Staff!
Department of Counselor Education & Human Services
School of Education & Health Sciences
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-0530
You can also reach us at our
Get outside the classroom!
The Human Services Program offers students more than just classroom learning. Students in the department have access to a wide variety of opportunities and activities to develop the skills they're learning in their courses, fieldwork and research.
A variety of assistantship opportunities are available for students who are enrolled in the program. Recipients receive an annual stipend and tuition credits. More than 50% of full time school psychology students received assistantship funding for the 2012-13 school year. These included a variety of positions in the department, university, and community, including the following placements:
- Community Wellness Services
- Learning Teaching Center
- Residential Coordinator
- Teacher Education Department
- Catholic Leadership Institute
- SOEAP Center for Catholic Education
- Montgomery County Learning Centers
- Urban Teacher Academy
- Ready Set Soar at the Miami Valley Regional Center
- Departmental Administrative/Research Assistant positions
Regional and National Organizations
We have what you need to succeed!
Take a closer look at what it means to join the Human Services Program!
- 2013 Master's Degree in Human Services Checksheet (pdf) >>
- 2012 Human Services Checksheet (pdf) >>
- 2010 Human Services Checksheet (pdf) >>
Hear what former graduates have to say!
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Apply to Human Services!
The application process is online, easy, and free!
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- Spring deadline: September 10
- Summer deadline: January 10
- Fall deadline: April 10