School of Human Services and Social Sciences

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Dean:  Dr. Maureen Newton

306 Brewer Hall

The School of Human Services and Social Sciences offers quality academic programs through traditional, hybrid, and online course offerings at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral level. We proudly serve students from the State of Alabama and the surrounding region, as well as students from all over the world who want an excellent education. Our academic programs prepare them for success in graduate school and for immediate careers.

Our faculty and staff serve students in a manner that leads to transformative educational and interpersonal experiences. Students work with accomplished faculty who are engaged in innovative forms of teaching, scholarship, and service. The goal of the School of Human Services and Social Sciences is to provide students with opportunities and experiences that lead to life-long personal and professional success. Graduates are prepared for careers in criminal justice and forensic investigations, emergency management and disaster preparedness, political science and public administration, psychology, sociology, social work, and military science.