Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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Individuals interested in helping others will find a degree in human services will prepare them for a variety of professional roles. Human services professionals may choose areas of practice that allow them to assist children and families, the elderly, the homeless, immigrants or veterans. In addition, human services professionals may assist people with addictions, criminal records, disabilities and mental illnesses.
Human services professionals work in a variety of organizations such as those assisting people with finding employment and appropriating food, nutrition, housing and shelter. Human services professionals may also serve as victims’ assistants or work in public safety or disaster relief.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2012 and 2022 there will be strong growth in career opportunities in the field of human services due to factors such as the evolving elderly population’s need for social and community services.
Troy University’s human services program provides students with opportunities to explore their fields of interest. Recent graduates of the program work in public health departments, human resource departments, dialysis clinics, nursing homes, community ministries, hospitals, group homes, foster care settings, hospice agencies, adoption agencies, domestic violence shelters, victim advocacy offices, Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brother-Big Sister organizations, developmental disability services providers and more.
TROY human services faculty members ensure that students learn from their experiences as well as from classroom teaching. Students will learn to collaborate and communicate with a variety of clients and teams. The successes of the Troy University human services program are shown in its students. TROY students have interned in Bosnia, been recognized as Habitat for Humanity volunteer of the year, received a scholarship to study abroad in South America and more.
Occupations with a human services emphasis include: