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SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE LEADERSHIP

MS Master of Science in Human Services Social and Community Services specialization

Overview

Capella University's online Master's in Social & Community Services program strengthens your ability to facilitate positive change in your community. The curriculum is designed to increase your understanding of such critical issues as cultural awareness, utilization of community resources, social change, advocacy and public policy.

As part of Capella's broad portfolio of public service leadership offerings, this program features a multidisciplinary approach to public service education that brings together faculty and learners from public administration, public safety, and health care, professions that often must work together to address complex public sector challenges. Students benefit because they gain an in-depth understanding of their specialized professions in the context of the larger public service environment.

This program is not designed to meet licensure requirements for the social work professions.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Social and Community Services from Capella, you'll evaluate the theories and practices of the social and community services profession, and advocate for social change through the application of valid, reliable and ethical research. You'll also learn to think and write critically in the social and community services profession. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in social and community services include community organizer, family specialist, generalist case manager, probation or correctional treatment specialist, program coordinator or program manager. Potential workplaces and fields include: aging/gerontology, child welfare/children's services, community organization, employment/occupational social services, international social services, management/administration, mental health/clinical social services or policy and planning.

Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5957 or email an enrollment counselor. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor who is trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.