Bachelor of Arts in Human Services

Belhaven University provides students a strong preparation in human services within a Christian worldview context. The Bachelor of Arts in Human Services degree is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge and prepare students to enter a broad range of helping professions directly after completing their degree. Emphasis is placed on developing the students' ability to understand and apply human service principles in their everyday lives; and appropriately interrelating their human service degree and the Christian faith.

Upon graduation students can obtain entry-level (non-licensed) positions within the field of case management, faith based/congregational care, business, recreation, and community outreach programs. The Human Services Degree program seeks to prepare professionals who can meet the needs of diverse communities with faith, integrity and sensitivity; and be prepared for advanced training, graduate school, and life-long learning.

  • 124 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • 7-week courses, taught year round
  • All classes taught from a Christian worldview
  • Small class sizes so you know your professors and classmates
  • Competitive tuition rates
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Students interested in a concentration in Christian Ministries to prepare them for further study in the area of Christian Ministry must complete the BAHS degree requirements along with eleven additional credits in biblical studies.  This degree prepares students to serve in churches, social services agencies and other faith based organizations.

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Adding a criminal justice concentration to Belhaven’s Bachelor of Arts in Human Services is ideal for adults who want to focus on leadership within the judicial and correctional system. As part of Belhaven’s online format, this degree fits into any busy, working adults schedule while providing students with the tools to succeed.

The criminal justice classes emphasize the roles of leaders in the workplace and includes courses in communication, research based decision-making, business law, human resources, marketing, computer applications, communication and business fundamentals.

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These rates are for August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023.

Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate Degree/Certificate $425
Active Military Discount, Undergraduate Program $250
20% Discount: Military Spouse/Veteran/First Responder $340

Visit the Scholarship, Discounts and Fees web page to view other fees and the cost estimate calculator.

We look forward to receiving your application! Please follow the steps on the How Do I Apply page to see how easy it is to submit your application to Belhaven University.