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Accreditation Information

Get to know the UAA Human Services Department

The central foundation of the UAA human services degree programs is the optimistic embrace of change and a belief in the future. Therefore, the programs' theoretical foundation is composed of conceptual bricks supporting change from the differing perspectives of adult education through Mezirow's Perspective Transformation (1994), Psychology through Prochaska, Norcross and DiClemente's Change Theory (2005) and Bandura's Self-Efficacy Theory (1997).  This multidisciplinary foundation flowers into a web of classroom and experiential learning opportunities reflecting the breadth and depth of contemporary human services. 

The department follows strict guidelines dictated by the accrediting body for Human Services Programs, the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE).  Our accreditation also covers the Human Services AAS at the Mat-Su campus.


Human Services Program Student Achievement Indicators

Human Services Majors

Human Services majors include student counts from all UAA campuses (Anchorage, Kenai, Mat-Su, Kodiak, and Prince William Sound).


Human Services Degrees

Human Services degrees include degrees awarded from all UAA campuses (Anchorage, Kenai, Mat-Su, Kodiak, and Prince William Sound).


Enrollment Characteristics

Human Services enrollments include student data from all UAA campuses (Anchorage, Kenai, Mat-Su, Kodiak, and Prince William Sound).


Full-time / Part-time Associate Student Attendance

full time and part time associate

Full-time / Part-time Bachelor's Student Attendance

bachelors full time part time attendance

Average Time to Completion

Average Time to Completion

GPA Distribution

BHS GPA 2017

BHS GPA 2017

Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment

Program Student Learning Outcomes

The curriculum provides students with classroom instruction and practical skills necessary to become effective helpers. The program stresses important knowledge, skills and characteristics graduates need to be effective helpers in this profession. 

View the list of program student learning outcomes.

Practicum Spring 2016 Student Learning Outcomes - Assessment

Click here for spring 2016 assessment

Alaska Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for Human Services Workers

(click here for bureau of labor statistics)