2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Human Services Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

These 22 schools make up the most affordable options for obtaining an online master's degree in human services, with all of their annual tuition rates priced at less than $13,000. Eastern Illinois University is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $5,210 annually. Liberty University, ranked #2, has an annual tuition rate $5,500 for their MA: Religion: Pastoral Counseling, offering classes such as Divorce, Marriage & Blended Families and Public Policy & Advocacy Strategies.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in human services degrees. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 Eastern Illinois University $5,210
# 2 #2 Liberty University $5,500
# 3 #3 Wilmington University $8,296
# 4 (tie) #4 (tie) Regent University Online $8,925
# 4 (tie) #4 (tie) Southwestern Assemblies of God University $8,925
# 6 #6 University of Illinois at Springfield $8,959
# 7 #7 University of Northwestern - St. Paul $8,982
# 8 #8 Touro University Worldwide $9,000
# 9 #9 Sam Houston State University $9,283
# 10 #10 Washburn University $9,522
# 11 #11 Ottawa University Online $9,525
# 12 #12 Saint Leo University Online $9,990
# 13 #13 Amridge University $10,125
# 14 #14 Houston Baptist University $10,350
# 15 #15 Bellevue University $10,530
# 16 #16 The University of Arizona Global Campus $10,795
# 17 #17 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota $11,520
# 18 #18 Nova Southeastern University $11,700
# 19 #19 University of North Texas $12,146
# 20 #20 Antioch University-Midwest $12,168
# 21 #21 Malone University $12,200
# 22 #22 California State University - Northridge $12,705
#1
#1

Eastern Illinois University

Charleston (IL)
Annual Tuition: $5,210
Annual Tuition: $5,210
Annual Tuition: $5,210
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 53%
  • Acceptance Rate: 52%
  • Average SATs: 940 -1130
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 562
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 524
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Human Services Program Administration
#2
#2

Liberty University

Lynchburg (VA)
Annual Tuition: $5,500
Annual Tuition: $5,500
Annual Tuition: $5,500
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Average SATs: 1040 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 34,092
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 36,337
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Humanitarian Action and Human Rights
  • Master of Science in Human Performance
  • MA: Addictions Counseling
  • MA: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • MA: Human Services Counseling: Addictions & Recovery
  • MA: Human Services Counseling: Business
#3
#3

Wilmington University

New Castle (DE)
Annual Tuition: $8,296
Annual Tuition: $8,296
Annual Tuition: $8,296
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 63%
  • Graduation Rate: 21%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5,064
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,291
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Human Services - Administration of Human Services
  • MS in Human Services - Human Services Practice
#4
#4

Regent University Online

Virginia Beach (VA)
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 57%
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Average SATs: 990 -1220
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,146
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 5,092
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.A. in Human Services
  • M.A. in Human Services - Criminal Justice & Ministry
  • M.A. in Human Services - Life Coaching
  • M.A. in Human Services – Human Services for Student Affairs
  • M.A. in Human Services - Addictions Counseling
  • M.A. in Human Services - Biblical Counseling
#4
#4
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
Annual Tuition: $8,925
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 45%
  • Acceptance Rate: 28%
  • Average SATs: 918 -1103
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 739
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 338
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Human Services Counseling (Non-clinical)
#6
#6
Annual Tuition: $8,959
Annual Tuition: $8,959
Annual Tuition: $8,959
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 52%
  • Average SATs: 995 -1220
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 889
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 859
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Human Services
  • Master of Arts in Human Services - Concentration in Alcohol & Substance Abuse
  • Master of Arts in Human Services - Concentration in Child & Family Studies
  • Master of Arts in Human Services - Concentration in Gerontology
  • Master of Arts in Human Services - Concentration in Nursing Home Administration
  • Master of Arts in Human Services - Concentration in Social Services Administration
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $8,982
Annual Tuition: $8,982
Annual Tuition: $8,982
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 68%
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Average SATs: 1110 -1330
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,212
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 94
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Human Services
#8
#8

Touro University Worldwide

Los Angeles (CA)
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 100%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 466
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,414
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS - Human Services
#9
#9
Annual Tuition: $9,283
Annual Tuition: $9,283
Annual Tuition: $9,283
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 86%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Average SATs: 990 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,120
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,562
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Victim Services Management
#10
#10

Washburn University

Topeka (KS)
Annual Tuition: $9,522
Annual Tuition: $9,522
Annual Tuition: $9,522
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 45%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 474
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 199
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • MA in Family & Human Services/Addiction Counseling
#11
#11
Annual Tuition: $9,525
Annual Tuition: $9,525
Annual Tuition: $9,525
  • Graduation Rate: 34%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 205
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 56
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Counseling - Treatment of Trauma, Abuse, and Deprivation
#12
#12
Annual Tuition: $9,990
Annual Tuition: $9,990
Annual Tuition: $9,990
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 49%
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,242
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 4,720
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.S. in Human Services Administration
  • Master of Social Work - Advanced Clinical Practice (2 Year)
  • Master of Social Work - Advanced Standing Program
  • Master of Social Work: Advanced Clinical Practice (3 Year)
#13
#13

Amridge University

Montgomery (AL)
Annual Tuition: $10,125
Annual Tuition: $10,125
Annual Tuition: $10,125
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 33%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 365
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 468
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Professional Counseling
  • Master of Science in Human Services
#14
#14
Annual Tuition: $10,350
Annual Tuition: $10,350
Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1180
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 293
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 414
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling - Marriage & Family
  • Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling - Professional Life Coaching
#15
#15

Bellevue University

Bellevue (NE)
Annual Tuition: $10,530
Annual Tuition: $10,530
Annual Tuition: $10,530
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 84%
  • Graduation Rate: 24%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 7,352
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,151
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Human Services
  • Master of Science in Child, Youth, and Family Studies
#16
#16
Annual Tuition: $10,795
Annual Tuition: $10,795
Annual Tuition: $10,795
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 8%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 26,914
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 5,706
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • MA/Human Services - Mental Health Administration
  • MA/Human Services - Standard Program of Study
  • MA/Education - Family and Community Services Specialization
  • MA/Human Services - Nonprofit Management
  • MA/Public Sociology
#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $11,520
Annual Tuition: $11,520
Annual Tuition: $11,520
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 64%
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Average SATs: 1030 -1196
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 49
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,381
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Health & Human Services Administration
#18
#18

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale (FL)
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Average SATs: 1070 -1280
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 292
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 5,532
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Human Services in Child Protection
  • Master of Human Services in Child Protection - Concentration in Administration for Child Protective Services
  • Master of Human Services in Child Protection - Concentration in Advocating for the Child as a Behavior Analyst
  • Master of Human Services in Child Protection - Concentration in Advocating for the Special Needs Child's Education
  • Master of Human Services in Child Protection - Concentration in Child Protection & Juvenile Justice
  • Master of Human Services in Child Protection - Concentration in Conflict and Crisis Management for the Child Protective Case Worker
#19
#19
Annual Tuition: $12,146
Annual Tuition: $12,146
Annual Tuition: $12,146
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 82%
  • Graduation Rate: 56%
  • Acceptance Rate: 72%
  • Average SATs: 1060 -1250
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,715
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,352
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Accelerated Master of Science in Health Service Administration: Rehabilitation Services
#20
#20

Antioch University-Midwest

Yellow Springs (OH)
Annual Tuition: $12,168
Annual Tuition: $12,168
Annual Tuition: $12,168
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 177
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 19
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Human Services Administration in Human Services Administration
#21
#21

Malone University

Canton (OH)
Annual Tuition: $12,200
Annual Tuition: $12,200
Annual Tuition: $12,200
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Average SATs: 925 -1183
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 115
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 182
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Education - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
#22
#22
Annual Tuition: $12,705
Annual Tuition: $12,705
Annual Tuition: $12,705
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 86%
  • Graduation Rate: 55%
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Average SATs: 910 -1130
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 589
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 917
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services
  • M.A. in Diverse Community Development Leadership
  • Master of Public Administration

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