Master of Science in Human Services Leadership


$537 Per Credit

UW Oshkosh’s online human services leadership master’s program prepares students to be internationally-minded but locally focused leaders. The curriculum centers on empowering leaders to drive change through sustainable organizations providing positive impact to clients and communities. Upon program completion, graduates will be able to seek senior leadership positions in their area of practice within a global context.

Program Description

The proposed program will include 30 graduate-level credits from the Department of Human Services and Educational Leadership at UW Oshkosh.

HSL 720: Foundations of Human Services Management (3 credits)

HSL 721: Global Issues in Local Communities (3 credits)

HSL 722: Transcultural Leadership. (3 credits)

HSL 723: Social Marketing in Human Services (3 credits)

HSL 724: Planning and Implementing for Community Change (3 credits)

HSL 725: Transnational Fiscal Management (3 credits)

HSL 726: Staffing and Supervision in a Diverse World (3 credits)

HSL 727: Applied Research Methods in Human Services (3 credits)

Students will also select one of the following electives:

HSL 728: Comparative Trends in Global Human Services Agencies (3 credits)

HSL 729: Models of Social Change and Human Services (3 credits)

This course presents multiple perspectives of the role of Non-Government organizations

HSL 730: Seminar in Community Oriented Human Services Management (3 credits) During the final semester, the students will have the option to take a final Capstone course or write a Master’s Thesis.

HSL 731: Master’s Thesis

Career Opportunities

HSL Career Opportunities

A University of Wisconsin Oshkosh human services leadership (HSL) degree is ideal for anyone who desires a career leading people and organizations to help address social economic and environmental issues at all levels of society.

17% Projected Job Growth by 2029

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks human services among the most rapidly growing occupations. As the need for social intervention programs increases, there is a great demand for professionals who can work as counselors, case managers and administrators who help tackle life’s challenges in a variety of settings.


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