Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.
Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.
The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.
Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.
The Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, which builds upon the Associate Degree, develops practitioners who are educated, ethical thinkers who can apply their knowledge to serving others in various aspects of society, as leaders and managers. Unlike many colleges which only offer one field placement, students in this program receive real-world experience by completing two supervised field placements. This program is also offered online.
Monroe’s Bachelor degree in Human Services provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to seek employment in management and leadership roles working with adults and children in a variety of settings such as social service agencies, mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities, domestic abuse shelters and community centers. Graduates of the program are professionals who can meet the needs of diverse communities with integrity and sensitivity, and are prepared for further education and lifetime learning.
Employment in this area is projected to grow 21% from 2015 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. The expansion of the adult day care system, growth in group homes and residential care facilities, and the accommodation for people who are handicapped or mentally ill, emphasizes the need for qualified professionals with a degree in Human Services. Additionally, as health care and government agencies place more value on prevention as opposed to treatment, Human Services graduates can expect to benefit from increased funding for treatment programs in both the public and private sectors.
Bachelor's (B.S.) Degree Program in Human Services Consumer Information
Monroe's Bachelor (BBA) of Health Services Administration degree program builds on the strengths of the
medical administration degree program. According to the 2012 Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 23% through the year 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, the healthcare industry as a whole will see an increase in the demand for medical services.
Monroe’s BBA in Health Services Administration provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to seek positions in hospitals, outpatient facilities, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, doctors' offices and insurance and healthcare management companies. Possible positions are medical office manager, hospital care investigator, community service worker, coordinating manager, managed care specialist, unit coordinator and third-party billing specialist.
Bachelor's (B.B.A.) Degree Program in Health Services Administration Consumer Information
The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Public Health provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the systems and institutions of the American public health care system. Public health emphasizes education, injury prevention, disease prevention and promotion of healthy lifestyles.
Students will be provided with the knowledge and skills needed to collect and analyze data, identify community needs and plan, implement, monitor and evaluate programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles. Students are taught by public health professionals who have experience in areas such as women’s health, HIV/AIDS, chronic disease management, health education and program planning and evaluation. Faculty use project-based learning in the classroom where students actively participate in the learning process and apply their critical thinking skills.
Public health offers a variety of career opportunities for BS graduates, including public health program specialists and coordinators, public health emergency response coordinators, public health policy analysts, public health information specialists, community outreach workers, patient advocates, health and wellness educators and health researchers.
Bachelor's (B.S.) Degree Program in Public Health Consumer Information