Youngjin Kang, Ph.D. Associate Professor & HMS Academic Lead
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Youngjin Kang

I am delighted to share the remarkable news that the University of Illinois Springfield's online Master’s in Human Services program has achieved an impressive 4th place in Forbes Advisor's latest rankings for the Best Online Master’s in Human Services programs of 2023. This achievement is a testament to our unwavering commitment to providing exceptional education in the field of human services.

In a rapidly growing field with a pressing demand for skilled professionals, human services offer a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on people's lives while supporting vulnerable communities. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting substantial job growth, obtaining an online master’s degree in human services from UI Springfield equips graduates with the skills and expertise necessary for leadership, administration, research, or program development roles in both nonprofit and private sectors.

What truly sets our program apart is its flexibility and comprehensive curriculum, allowing students to specialize in specific areas of interest. This prestigious ranking from Forbes Advisor reflects UI Springfield's commitment to delivering educational excellence and preparing the next generation of professionals for impactful careers in human services.

We extend a warm invitation to prospective students to explore our program offerings and join us in our mission to create a positive impact on individuals and communities. Together, we can build a brighter future through education and service.