Program Details

Start your career in human services working with the geriatric population. East Central University’s online B.A. in Human Services Counseling with a concentration in Aging is the only degree of its kind in Oklahoma. You’ll study when and where it’s best
Location:
Ada, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Bachelor
Specialty:
Counseling & Therapy

Program Overview

Program Description:

Start your career in human services working with the geriatric population. East Central University’s online B.A. in Human Services Counseling with a concentration in Aging is the only degree of its kind in Oklahoma.

You’ll study when and where it’s best for you and complete internships that give you direct field experience. Graduate in 2-4 years, then work as an entry-level professional in the field of human services counseling. This includes using your new skills in empathy, communication, patience and active listening, and an ability to write reports and service plans. You can work in a variety of areas including family support, care facilities, prison systems and more.

Coursework includes:

  • Introduction to Aging
    Psychology of Aging
    Group Processes and PRactice
    Gerontological Program Management
    Counseling Services
    Intervention Techniques

Topics of study include:

  • Case management
    Employment and placement
    Intervention techniques
    Psychology
    Sociology
    Social environments

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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