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Health and Human Services, Bachelor of Science

Healthcare management bridging theory and practice of health administration, social and behavioral sciences.

Prepare for a Career in Health and Human Services

The service professions are among today’s fastest growing fields. In fact, employers in every field seek professionals who demonstrate the knowledge and skills for which the service professions are known. Whether they recruit for social work or law enforcement, government or education, employers want managers and staff with the interpersonal skills and understanding of human dynamics crucial to every organization’s success.

You can prepare for the profession and related fields through the Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Health and Human Services at St. John’s University. Offered by our College of Professional Studies, the program provides a solid foundation in the theory and practice of health administration, as well as the social and behavioral sciences. Students learn how these fields promote cultural awareness and sensitivity by developing social and health policies, utilizing local resources, and serving individuals, families, and communities.

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Degree Type
BS
Area of Interest
Social Sciences
Associated Colleges or Schools
Program Location
  • Queens Campus
Required Credit Hours
120

Reflecting the University’s Vincentian and Catholic values, the program places emphasis on providing quality services for marginalized populations including the elderly, the poor and the mentally ill. Benefiting from St. John’s metropolitan commitment, the Health and Human Services majors have access to invaluable health services and human services internship opportunities at leading, social service organizations, New York-area hospitals and other types of providers.

Admission

For more information about admission to this and other acclaimed undergraduate programs at St. John’s University, please visit Undergraduate Admission online. Or contact us directly at the campus of your choice:

Admission Office - Queens Campus
718-990-2000
[email protected]

Bachelor of Science Health and Human Services Curriculum

120- credits are required to complete the Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Human Services. The degree combines classroom theory with valuable internship experience to prepare students to become field leaders. 

Requirements for the Healthcare Administration and the Human Services Concentration:

  • HSA 1002 Intro to Health Service Administration 3 

  • HSA 1100 U.S Healthcare Systems 3 

  • HSC 1100 Survey Research 3

  • HSC 1102 Social Justice 3 

  • HSC 1020 Survey of Human Services 3 

  • HHS 3000 Into to Health and Human Services 3 

*Elective course choose any 3 credit course 

  • HSA 1003 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3 

  • HSA 1004 The Health Care Labor Force and the Use of Technology 3 

  • HSA 1011 Legal Aspects of Health Organizations 3 

  • HSA 1012 Financial Administration of Health Care Institutions 3 

  • HSA 1020 Advanced Health Services Administration 3 

  • HSA 1040 Long-Term Care Administration 3 

  • HSA 1023* Internship in Institutional Health Services Administration 3 

  • HSA 1024* Internship in Institutional Health Services Administration 3 

  • HSA 1025* Internship in Health Service Organizations 3 

  • HSA 1035* Ambulatory Care: Organization and Administration 3 

  • HSA 1042* Introduction to Managed Health Care 3 

  • HSA 1015* Introduction to Global Healthcare Systems 3 

Include ACC 1007, MGT 1001, and a three-credit business elective. 

  • ACC 1007 Fundamental of Accounting 3 

  • MGT 1001 Principles of Marketing 3 

Include HSC 1030, 1071, 1072, 1074, HSA 1015 and 6 credits from HSC 1081, 1082, 1083, 1084, 1085 (Internships) 

  • HSC 1030 Dimensions of Human Behavior 3 

  • HSC 1071 Gerontology 3 

  • HSC 1072 Child Advocacy 3 

  • HSA 1015 Global Healthcare Systems 3 

  • HSC 1074 Behavioral Health in the Community 3 

Include MGT 1001 and 6 credits chosen from HSC 1049, HSC 1060, HSC 1065, HSA 1035, 1040, 1042. 

  • MGT 1001 Principles of Marketing 3 

  • HSC 1049 Career Theory and Planning in the Human Service 3 

  • HSC 1060 Methods and Policies for the Human Services 3 

  • HSC 1065 Group Dynamics for the Human Services 3 

  • HSA 1035 Ambulatory Care: Organization and Administration 3 

  • HSA 1040 Long-Term Care Administration 3 

  • HSA 1042 Introduction to Managed Health Care 3 

*Additional Liberal Arts Requirements: 

18 credits that include ENG 1006 MTH 1003, 1021, PSY 1001, a three-credit sociology elective and a three-credit social science elective chosen from PSY 1017, SOC 1001 or SOC 1026. 

General Electives: 12–24 credits selected under the guidance of an advisor. 

Contact Healthcare Administration and Human Services Department

For more information about admission to this and other acclaimed undergraduate programs at St. John’s University, please visit Undergraduate Admission online. Or contact us directly at the campus of your choice:

Admission Office - Queens Campus
718-990-2000
[email protected]

Dr. April Rogers

Program Coordinator

718-990 3589

St. Augustine Hall, second floor

Career Opportunities with a Health and Human Services Degree 

  • Health Educator

  • Community Health worker

  • Child Advocate

  • Case Manager

  • Counselor

  • Social Worker

  • Healthcare Administrator 

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