Human Services Minor Online

  • Minor
  • Darden College of Education & Professional Studies
  • Department of Counseling & Human Services

With this minor, you will learn:

  • the roles and functions of the human services professional;
  • characteristics of human growth and development;
  • characteristics of human services agencies;
  • theories and skills of human services; and
  • basic skills related to program evaluation, grant writing, and fundraising.

This minor is a good complement to majors such as psychology, sociology, criminal justice, and special education.











    • 15 credit hours

    You will complete four required courses (12 credit hours) and choose one elective course. 

    A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $393 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $426 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.