Increased government standards, continued growth in the number of helping agencies across the province and a growing awareness of the significant impact of trained leadership create a continuing demand for qualified administrators.

If you want to move into a more senior position with your current employer or if you are planning on moving into management positions in related fields, this applied degree will get you there.


You graduate from the Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration with the knowledge, management skills and confidence to manage a dynamic staff of practitioners, work with boards, be an effective human service leader—and still serve the clients and families at the heart of an organization.

Our graduates have found work in:

  • Child care centres
  • Disability support agencies
  • Family support organizations
  • Government offices
  • Health agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Rehabilitation agencies
  • School programs
  • Voluntary sector organizations

The Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) hosts detailed occupational profiles, salary survey data, trend reports and assessment tools to help you choose and plan a career that matches your skills and interests.

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All courses completed in this program are credit courses and may be transferable toward further study at post-secondary institutions in Alberta.