Geneva College

 

 

Geneva launches new major for adults

BEAVER FALLS, Pa.— Geneva College established a new major in human services in its Degree Completion Program (DCP). Classes for the new major begin Sept. 11 in Pittsburgh and Sept. 12 in Beaver Falls.

     The field of human services continues to grow as new government programs and nonprofits seeking to meet the increasing social needs in communities. Many of these organizations require employment skills that a college degree in human services provides. Geneva’s emphasis on servant-leadership and academics provides human service agencies with a solution.

     The human service major offers faith perspective courses in social welfare, developmental psychology, family services and field experience. Students will receive the theoretical and practical framework needed to address both individual and community needs. In addition to classroom instruction, students will complete a 270-hour internship at a human service agency. The internship benefits both students and nonprofit agencies.

     The DCP is designed for adults who are seeking to finish their bachelor’s degree in one of four majors: human resources, community ministries, organizational development or human services. Students in the DCP meet one night a week for 20 months or 48 credits as a cohort to complete the classes in their major. The flexible structure of the program allows working adults to conveniently complete their degree while maintaining their busy schedules. Students can attend Geneva close to home or work because the DCP offers classes in 15 locations in western Pennsylvania.

     For more information on the new human service major or the DCP, call 800-576-3111 or visit the Web site at www.geneva.edu.

- END -


 

Point of Excellence

Geneva has a larger percentage of senior faculty than most U.S. colleges, with 45% being full professors compared to the national average of 25%.
more points >>
 
Upcoming Events
Sep05
Cokes and Connections

 10:10 a.m.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Geneva at the 2014 Christian College Fair
Orchard Hill Church in Wexford will host the September 20 event for future college students.
PUBLICATIONS
August issue of @Geneva
Read a message of thanks.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Peter Pan Double Feature
The character is featured in the Aug. 30 Movie on the Lawn, as well as the fall play with auditions being held Sep. 1 and 2.
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Upcoming fall visit days
Geneva hosts a variety of visit days based on the interests and availability of prospective students.
ABOUT GENEVA
Geneva College named a College of Distinction
National college guide honors distinctive educational excellence