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2003-2004 Human Services Graduate Catalog 
    
2003-2004 Human Services Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Campus Locations


Each SHS campus provides a full academic program and the student services that meet the particular needs of adult learners. Once admitted, a student may take classes at any of the campuses or transfer to any campus during the course of the program. All campuses offer programs leading to a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and a Master of Science in Human Services.

Each campus has its own special character, and some offer specialized concentrations.

Campus Locations include:

 

Boston, Massachusetts

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Utilizing space in the YMCA of Greater Boston on Huntington Avenue, this campus has a natural connection to the larger academic community in downtown Boston. The program has a strong community-based development focus, experienced community leaders as faculty, and a commitment to educational initiatives like the Community Forum that enrich the classroom experience.

Charleston, South Carolina

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Centrally located along I-26 in North Charleston, the School of Human Services’ newest campus opened its doors in 2003. As the only college or university in South Carolina to offer a bachelors degree in human services, the undergraduate program meets the needs of human services professionals working in a wide array of positions in community-based agencies and organizations. In addition, the graduate program in Human Services with a concentration in Organizational Management and Leadership is offered at the campus.

Los Angeles/Inglewood, California

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This campus serves students from the greater Los Angeles area. The facility of more than 6,000 square feet occupies a highly visible location on the ground floor of a seven-story building in downtown Inglewood, next to the Civic Center and across the street from the Urban League.

Manchester, New Hampshire

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Located in New Hampshires largest city, this campus overlooks the Merrimack River from its offices and classrooms in a renovated mill building. The undergraduate program offerings include the Criminal Justice concentration. In its outreach to the community, the campus also offers a wide variety of courses and workshops to special groups such as community health education workers.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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The campus in Milwaukee provides a presence and a growing reputation in the midwest. Located in the center of the downtown business district, the campus offers both weekend and evening courses to meet the demands of student schedules. The undergraduate program offers the Criminal Justice concentration.

San Diego, California

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Located in City Heights on University Avenue, the campus serves as a cultural and educational center, working in partnership with many community-based organizations. Its undergraduate program offers focused areas in community youth development, child development, criminal justice, counseling, and non profit administration. The graduate program offers concentrations in Organizational Management and Leadership and Community Counseling Psychology. In addition, the campus has a Community Art Gallery that displays art and artifacts representing the highly diverse community that surrounds it.

Springfield, Massachusetts

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The central campus of the School of Human Services is located on the main campus of Springfield College in this mid-sized city centrally located in western Massachusetts. The campus offers two concentrations within its bachelor’s program, Criminal Justice and Educational Studies, as well as the Organizational Management and Leadership concentration in its masters program. Students from central Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York travel to attend the weekend program.

St. Johnsbury, Vermont

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The student profile at this northernmost of the campuses differs from the others in that students live in small towns and rural settings. The curriculum focuses on issues that affect these social and geographical identities, and the campus offers innovative administrative and leadership programs to enhance the educational needs of human service professionals in the area.

Tampa, Florida

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This campus located in the Tampa Bay area enrolls a diverse range of students pursuing bachelors and masters degrees in leadership, nonprofit management, and human services. Students from as far away as Jacksonville, Miami, and Atlanta attend the weekend programs. In addition, this strategically located campus has and continues to provide access to students from the Caribbean and Latin America.

Wilmington, Delaware

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Chosen to be the first campus initiated as part of the educational collaboration between Springfield College and the YMCA, the Wilmington campus has thrived in its historic downtown location, drawing a diverse student body from New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. The campus has a dynamic partnership with the city of Wilmington and the state of Delaware and has pioneered the concept of a community school by providing educational services beyond the SHS weekend schedule.

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