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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online multidisciplinary human services degree often pursue advocacy, management, planning, and research positions focused on developing stronger communities.

Potential Employment Settings

Child welfare/children's services

  • Adoption agency
  • Group home
  • Residential facility
  • Early intervention program
  • Family preservation agency
  • Therapeutic school/camp

Criminal justice/corrections

  • Police department
  • Community-based living facility
  • Victim service program
  • Court
  • Prison

Educational institutions

  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Community college

Government

  • City, county, state, or federal agency such as the department of health and human services

Health care

  • Senior housing facility
  • Clinic
  • Nursing home
  • Group home
  • Health maintenance organization
  • Hospice program
  • Hospital

Mental health

  • Employee assistance program
  • Community mental health center
  • Residential treatment center
  • Family service agency
  • Managed mental health program
  • Day treatment program

Private sector

  • Religious organization
  • Nonprofit organization

Common Job Titles/Positions

  • Advocate
  • Behavior analyst
  • Behavioral specialist/ consultant
  • Behavioral technician
  • Case coordinator
  • Case manager
  • Child and family service reviewer
  • Community programs director
  • Development director
  • Director of community service
  • Director of office of child support service
  • Director of women's program
  • Education employment counselor
  • Employee assistance program representative
  • Executive director
  • Family activities coordinator
  • Grant writer
  • House manager
  • Housing specialist
  • Human services clinician
  • Instructor
  • Personal service coordinator
  • Project coordinator
  • Program associate
  • Program coordinator
  • Program manager/director
  • Program representative
  • Protective service caseworker
  • Referral specialist
  • Residential counselor
  • Senior center director
  • Social service administrator
  • Social service supervisor
  • Unit supervisor
  • Vocational specialist

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.