Welcome to the Human Services Program!

The Human Services program prepares students for careers in social change by providing students with the theoretical and skill-based background necessary for practice and research.

The Human Services program strives to provide a holistic educational experience for all of our students. Consistent with CSSH’s Experiential Liberal Arts (ELA) emphasis, our students combine Northeastern’s signature focus on experiential learning, grounded in co-operative education, with the rigorous study of society, culture, politics, and ethics in a way that is mutually reinforcing.

Program News

POP-UP Course on COVID-19

The Health Science department have put together a POP-UP course on COVID-19.  It is 1 credit, Free to NU students (undergrads only at this stage), and will run for four consecutive Wednesdays from 11am – 1pm, starting on 7/15 .

LearnGive for COVID-19 Relief – Learning by Giving and Social Impact Lab Collaboration

We invite you to join us for LearnGive for COVID-19 Relief, one of the Learning by Giving (LxG) community responses to the public health crisis. LxG is committed to mobilizing additional resources during this critical time. By providing philanthropy education while practicing democratic grant making, we ensure nonprofits receive real grant money by a collective group…
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Northeastern University Small Businesses and Nonprofits Support Application

Northeastern University is offering a variety of resources to help small businesses and nonprofits in our neighborhoods of Mission Hill, Fenway, the South End, and Roxbury respond to real-time needs and build resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to be connected with a Northeastern staff or faculty member with expertise relevant to…
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Program Events


Film Screening: “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools”

Register on Eventbrite for this film screening and panel discussion with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley! There are nationwide screenings as attention is being drawn to this — don’t miss out on the opportunity to watch it in the Boston area!


Julie (Jules) Netherland, Ph.D.

Dr. Netherland’s work explores the multiple strategies which engage the academy in drug policy reform. How does the white washing of the opioid crisis engender cultural representations and policy responses that maintain the innocence of the white drug user in ways intended to keep them out of the criminal justice system? Dr. Netherland will discuss…
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Trivia Night 2019

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