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EIU Human Services

Our Mission

The Department of Human Services prepares students to empower individuals across the lifespan, strengthen families, promote community prosperity, and advocate for intersectional social justice in our globally diverse society through high-impact experiential learning and innovative research and scholarship.

Make your Passion your Profession

Gain Professional Experience While Taking Classes

Courses in Human Services embed professional development assignments and activities into each class.

Follow the Civil Rights Trail

Students do not have to leave the US to earn course credit for travel experiences. A new domestic study tour is in development through the Department of Human Services. . The program follows the Civil Rights Trail from Little Rock to Memphis, and then to Cape Girardeau, MO to meet families impacted by police brutality. Look for the program soon.

Internships Change Lives

Students complete an internship in a area of interest to them. Internships provide the opportunity to gain professional experience while earning class credit.

Check out more on our internships here.

Beyond Your Degree

Programs in Human Services can lead to professional credentials.

Gateways to Opportunity Early Childhood Credentials

National Council on Family Relations

Human Services Advisors Support Students

Every student in Human Services receives one-on-one academic advisement each semester.

Make an Appointment: Ms. Bradley, Academic Advisor

Make an Appointment: Dr. Mikki Sherwood, Graduate Coordinator

Related Pages

Department of Human Services Master of Science in Human Services Master of Science in Aging Studies Minor in Financial Literacy

Contact Information

Dr. M. Sherwood, Chairperson
Department of Human Services

Klehm Hall 2014

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