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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

This online multidisciplinary human services degree prepares you for a broad range of human service leadership, management, faculty, and consulting positions focused on developing stronger communities or advancing the skills of the next generation of human service leaders.

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*

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Advocate
  • Behavior analyst
  • Behavioral specialist/ consultant
  • Behavioral technician
  • Case manager
  • Child and family service reviewer
  • Community programs director
  • Development director
  • Director of human services
  • Director of community service
  • Director of office of child support service
  • Director of women's program
  • Employee assistance program director
  • Employment counselor
  • Executive director
  • Full-time faculty
  • Grant writer
  • House manager
  • Housing specialist
  • Human services clinician
  • Lobbyist
  • Program associate
  • Program manager/director
  • Protective service caseworker
  • Referral specialist
  • Senior center director
  • Social service administrator
  • Social service supervisor
  • Trainer/instructor
  • 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.