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Department of Human Services University of Illinois Springfield

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Department of Human Services

The HMS master's degree provides advanced education for students who have an undergraduate education in human services, or who have completed specific courses for this field.

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This degree prepares students to become human services professionals in multiple settings.

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Dr. PeckDr. Carolyn Peck, Associate Professor Gerontology, has been awarded the Dorothy Kimball Award by the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland. The award has been established to honor individuals for outstanding accomplishment in the field of aging or on behalf of older adults and/or family caregivers. The award was presented at the Area Agency on Aging’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 25, 2014.


Denise-SommershomepageCongratulations to Dr. Denise Bockmier-Sommers, Associate Professor Social Services Administration, on being awarded tenure summer 2014.