Human Services

Individualized Study

The Individualized Study program (INDS) is for students to combine courses from two or more different academic disciplines, along with internships and independent studies, to create an individualized B.A. or B.S. degree. Students may declare an INDS major as early as the time at which they are admitted to UMBC, but many transfer into the …

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Emergency Health Services

The emergency health services program stresses academic and clinical abilities, interpersonal and leadership skills, and the capacity for appropriate judgment. The major prepares students for work in various occupational settings relating to emergency health services, such as EMS and fire-based systems, education and regulatory agencies. Primary emphasis is placed upon the development of leadership skills …

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The Department of Psychology offers programs of study leading to either a B.A. or B. S. degree, as well as concentrations in human services psychology, biopsychology and developmental psychology, and a certificate in personnel and industrial psychology. The psychology department provides an exceptional opportunity for students to see how basic laboratory research can be translated into treatments, interventions …

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Social Work

The social work major prepares students for beginning generalist social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Students learn a range of skills and techniques that will enable them to intervene effectively in addressing social problems. Graduates of the program are successful in the job market as well as in graduate school. Alumni …

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Management of Aging Services

The B.A. in the Management of Aging Services is an interdisciplinary, pre-professional program that integrates the study of aging with human services and management content, providing students with the knowledge and essential skills for beginning a career in the aging services sector, whether in government, for-profit business or nonprofit organizations. An undergraduate degree in management …

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