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Old Dominion Online Human Services Program Named Among the Best in Nation

ODU earned at top ranking for its undergraduate human services program

Norfolk, Va. – Old Dominion University has been recognized as one of the top ten 2019 Best Online Bachelor's in Human Services programs in the nation by BestColleges. The annual ranking highlights accredited, nonprofit institutions who have developed quality online human services programs that focus on student outcomes.    

“After researching many human services programs around the country, BestColleges identified 25 schools who rank among the best colleges to obtain a Bachelor’s in Human Services degree from. We believe these programs reflect the best academic opportunities for students wishing to further their career goals in this field,” says Stephanie Snider, Director of BestColleges. “We’re thrilled to have Old Dominion University be a part of this list, and we commend them for establishing this exceptional online program that focuses on academic success while remaining affordable and flexible.”    

"Since its founding, the Human Services Bachelor's program at ODU has strived to serve our students and communities," said Dr. Mark Rehfuss, associate professor and director of the human services online program. "Our program is designed to help individuals be successful in their education and in their future work helping others. We seek to provide the knowledge, experiences, and motivations to facilitate growth and learning in the classroom and help students transfer those things into the workplace and the community."

About Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University, located in the coastal city of Norfolk, is Virginia's entrepreneurial-minded doctoral research university and has been delivering distance learning programs for 30 years. We offer more than 100 programs through ODUOnline in a variety of formats, allowing students to complete degree programs across the world. ODU serves more than 24,000 students annually by providing the same rigorous academics online and on campus. Learn more about ODUOnline's programs by visiting online.odu.edu.