Human Services, Mitchell College

Human Services Core

Students pursuing the Human Services degree will learn core fundamentals essential to success in numerous fields. Our unique academic model allows for ample room to also explore your emerging interests. Your education may be broad within the Human Services Core or laser focused on one – or more – concentrations.

Human Services Concentrations

  • Behavioral Sciences/Psychology
  • Criminal Process
  • Human Development & Family Studies
Course Content Preview
A small sample of course content within the Human Services Core:
  • Brain & Behavior
  • Correctional Treatment Programs
  • Crisis Intervention
  • History & Systems of Psychology
  • Policing in a Free Society
Internships & Professional Experiences

Your career begins on day one at Mitchell. You’ll learn about the unique strengths only you can bring to your future career. Next, you’ll get a “behind the scenes” look at our area partner organizations and businesses. We continue to layer in skills building, resume crafting, mock interviews, networking, alumni panels and more. Finally, you’ll get opportunities to apply your honed abilities and Human Services learning in the real world by connecting to internships and professional experiences with our regional employers:

Behavioral Sciences/Psychology   

  • The ARC of New London County
  • Child & Family Agency
  • Community Coalition for Children
  • Connecticut Department of Children and Families
  • Vista Life Innovations

Criminal Process

  • Community Solutions, Inc,
  • Connecticut Department of Correction
  • Connecticut Judicial Branch
  • Fellowship House

Human Development & Family Studies   

  • The ARC of New London County
  • Child & Family Agency
  • High Hopes Therapeutic Riding
  • Montville Youth Service Bureau
  • New London Youth Affairs 


Human Services, Mitchell College