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Human Services at Capella University

If you plan to study human services, take a look at what Capella University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a total student population of 38,930.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Human Services section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Human Services Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Human Services
  • Doctorate Degree in Human Services

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Capella University does offer online education options in human services for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

Capella University Human Services Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

There were 13 students who received their doctoral degrees in human services, making the school the #2 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Human Services Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the human services majors at Capella University.

Capella University Human Services Master’s Program

74% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 26% of human services master's degrees went to men and 74% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in human services each year. Capella University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 12% more men than average.


In the human services master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 54% of degree recipients. That is 3% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in human services.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

Careers That Human Services Grads May Go Into

A degree in human services can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Social and Human Service Assistants 15,000 $36,160
Social and Community Service Managers 3,360 $75,280
Community and Social Service Specialists 2,690 $50,560


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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