Graduate Overview

Master of Arts in Human Services
Graduate Certificate – 1
Office Phone: (217) 206-6687
Office Location: BRK 332

Professional Development Sequence in Gerontology (blended format)

The Human Services Department offers a 16-hour professional development sequence in gerontology. The sequence is designed for individuals who already have one graduate degree and are working in some capacity with the elderly or who otherwise desire or need basic graduate-level course work in gerontology. Contact the Human Services Program for more information.

Certificate in Alcohol and Substance Abuse (blended format)

The department offers a graduate certificate in Alcohol and Substance Abuse to provide education to individuals who wish to become certified in the substance abuse counseling profession, but who do not wish to complete a formal degree program. On completion of the required 20 semester hours of courses, students may take the Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) exam through the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA).

Online or Blended Curriculum

The Social Service Administration concentration is offered online; the Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Child and Family Studies, and Gerontology concentrations are offered in a blended format.