Health and Human Services

Learn what a health and human services degree can offer you.

Improve your life. Improve your community.


If you want to make a difference in the health and wellbeing of others but don’t want to provide direct, hands-on patient care, Marian University’s online Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services (HHS) degree is the ideal fit. The ever-evolving healthcare landscape increasingly requires professionals in a variety of roles to serve patients and ensure efficient, effective delivery of services.

Health and human services specialists use their knowledge to educate and serve others. Careers in health and human services go beyond individual care. Find out how a B.A. in HHS degree can help you find a fulfilling career while making a difference in your community.

Make a positive impact.

As a health and human services graduate, you’ll find many career options from which you can choose. In some positions, you will help coordinate service delivery, manage agencies, provide support services, or educate and improve the community. You may work individually or as a member of a team that could include healthcare providers, social service workers, and others.

Your health and human services bachelor's degree will prepare you to enter today's growing and rapidly changing job market.

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Why choose Marian University?

Transfer Credits Easily
We'll work with you to maximize the credits that you've already earned from other accredited institutions.

Form a Strong Foundation
Marian University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Convenient Online Classes
The BHHS degree is totally online. Classes last just five- or eight weeks with 12 start dates per year to easily accommodate your schedule.

Reputation and accreditation matter!

Most Innovative 2022 logoMarian University is ranked #2 Most Innovative School among Midwest Regional Universities for 2022, according to the U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Marian jumped one spot to #27 (out of 157) for Best Midwest Regional Universities.

You want a university with a great reputation, and one with a long and respected history. Marian University was founded in 1851 and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

  • How often do classes start?

  • Are Marian's online programs accredited?

  • How much does this online program cost?

  • Will my credits transfer?

  • How many classes can I take at once?

  • Can I get financial aid for the online programs?

  • Do I have to be online at a specific time for classes?

Contact us at (317) 955-6271 or with questions or to speak with an advisor.