Are you someone who...

believes in the power of support, guidance, and compassion to help individuals overcome challenges?

Human Services

may be the right path for you.

Why choose a Bristol Human Services program?

Job Stability

As populations continue to grow and evolve, the need for professionals who can provide support, advocacy, and assistance remains consistent.



Internship opportunities to help you gain real-world experience.

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Internship Program.



The ability to smoothly transfer to four-year programs.

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Transfer Services.


Diverse Roles

Human services encompasses a wide range of roles, including social workers, counselors, case managers, community outreach workers, mental health professionals, substance abuse counselors, family support specialists, and more.



Bristol’s degree programs in the human services fields prepare you for the challenges and rewards of a career dedicated to helping those in need and making a positive impact on society. 

What is Human Services? 

Human services is a dynamic and diverse field encompassing a range of professions, dedicated to aiding individuals facing various challenges. Whether it's addressing poverty, addiction, mental illness, disability, discrimination, or other obstacles, human services professionals work tirelessly to help individuals lead productive, rewarding lives. The core objective is to promote stability, happiness, and self-sufficiency. 

Our program is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge, and empathy required to excel in the world of human services. As the challenges individuals face are multifaceted, our curriculum reflects this interdisciplinary nature. You'll gain expertise in a variety of areas, preparing you to address a wide range of needs and situations. 

A Bright Future in Human Services

Looking to make a meaningful impact while securing a stable career? The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts a 12% rise in social and human service assistant roles from 2021 to 2031. With a median annual salary of $52,400, this field offers both fulfillment and financial stability. Join us in our Human Services College Program to gain the skills needed to thrive in this growing and rewarding sector. Apply now to shape a better future for individuals and communities through the power of human services. 

Start Your Journey Today

If you're ready to embark on a fulfilling journey that merges your passion for helping others with a structured educational path, our Human Services College Program is the perfect choice. Join us in shaping a brighter future for individuals and communities alike. Apply now to start your transformational experience in the world of human services.


Hear more from Dr. Patricia Sherblom,
Dean of Behavioral & Global Sciences and Education at Bristol.

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