BACHELOR OF ARTS IN
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts
Credits: 120
Awarding Institution: UCC Global
Delivery Modality: 100% Online or Blended

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION 
Equip yourself to work in the helping professions and become focused on serving and assisting others when you earn your bachelor's degree in Health and Human Services from UCC Global​. This human services degree prepares you to provide health and human services to diverse populations of all ages. Learning is geared toward enhancing the physical health, mental health, and social needs of individuals, families, and communities living in multiclass, multiethnic, and multicultural environments. As a field that needs quality human service professionals now more than ever, earning a bachelor’s degree can provide access to entry-level service-related positions where you can gain valuable knowledge and experience.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of your Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services degree, you will be able to:

  • Analyze health and human services delivery from political, socioeconomic, and psychosocial perspectives
  • Evaluate social and human delivery systems at the individual, family, group, organization, and community levels
  • Analyze social problems within the context of healthcare environments

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Some of the major courses in the Bachelor's of Arts in Health and Human Services include:  

  • HCA 415 Community & Public Health
  • HCA 430 Special Populations
  • HHS 310 Health & Human Services Culture: The Helping Relationship
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

  • High school diploma, GED, or Certificate of Equivalency / Proficiency (with minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 from high school)
  • Passes in 5 GCE O Level / CSEC passes at A, B or C including Mathematics and English or International Baccalaureate (IB) or other international qualification deemed equivalent (subject to UCC Global's approval) may be required for Regional (Caribbean) Applicants Only.
  • Official Transcripts of all secondary school (and other universities) coursework and grades (translated in English). “Official” means that the applicant must request that his school send transcripts directly to the UCC Global's Registry (registry@ucc.edu.jm OR uccadmissions@ucc.edu.jm)
  • All official transcripts must also be sent to World Education Services (WES) for evaluation.
  • The language of instruction at UCC Global is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency, through the completion of an approved English testing regime such as, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

TRANSFER STUDENTS

  • Students who have successfully completed college credits may be eligible to transfer those credits to the UCC Global. Final determination on the eligibility of the transfer of credits will be made once your application and transcript(s) are received, reviewed and approved by the UCC Global.
  • The language of instruction at UCC Global is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency, through the completion of an approved English testing regime such as, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Fees

UCC GLOBAL UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS TUITION

Jamaican Students

$3,000 USD per academic year

($5,000 USD tuition per academic year - $2,000 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)

Caribbean/Regional Students

$5,000 USD per academic year
(Eligible successful candidates will benefit from a $1,000 USD scholarship)

International Students

$7,500 USD per academic year
($12,000 USD tuition per academic year - $4,500 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)


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