“Working in the field of social services means promoting social justice. We’ve always worked to make a difference - but something quite exciting is happening. Our roles are changing significantly within community agencies. We’re now seeing opportunities to effect change in more ways than ever before.”
- Paul Sherman, Program Head, Family & Community Social Services
Shifts in public policy have resulted in a new focus on mental health, and on early intervention and prevention. Our roles are changing dramatically in the workplace—we’re expected to know more and do more on the frontlines. Build on your knowledge. Open up new opportunities by earning a degree in Family & Community Social Services.
Our degree completion program recognizes your years of work experience. Complete your degree while you continue to work.
Having a degree is critical to advancing within the changing landscape of social services. Whether you’re looking to advance your career, continue on to graduate school, or embark on a new path, we offer the convenience and flexibility to help you attain your goals.
Fast-track your future in Family & Community Social Services.
What credential will I graduate with?
Earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Family & Community Social Services, granted by the University of Guelph. Graduates will also earn a new Social Service Worker diploma from Humber that represents new learning from our degree + diploma program.
How will this program fit my life?
Continue to work while completing your degree.You can choose to study fully online or in a hybrid format.
New! Fully online study option
Your entire program is studied online. No campus visits are required. Study from anywhere with an internet connection.
Hybrid study option
More than half of your courses are completely online. “Hybrid” courses combine online study with in-class lectures and group discussions on the University campus in Toronto. You attend class two weekends per hybrid course: Friday evening (5 to 9 p.m.) and Saturday (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).
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