Human services

​Are you the creative type with an eye for fashion or do you love working with children to improve their learning and development? CMU’s nationally accredited human services programs will allow you to tap into your creativity and give you hands-on experience to prepare you to step up and make a difference in people’s lives.

Here’s a list of programs that will stoke your creative spirit and help you make a positive difference for humankind:

Check out the features, in addition to our award-winning faculty, clinics and centers across campus, that place CMU’s Human Services programs at the front of the class. They’re sure to inspire your creativity and fire you up to accomplish great things.

  • CMU has the first recreation, parks and leisure services administration programs in Michigan to be accredited.
  • CMU's apparel merchandising program is ranked number 12 in the Midwest and is ranked 40 in the U.S. for one of the best fashion design programs.
  • CMU has Michigan's first and only major in recreation and event management.
  • CMU is one of the largest recreation, parks and leisure services administration programs in the nation with more than 1,100 majors and minors.
  • CMU leads the state of Michigan in the number of master's degrees in teaching awarded annually.
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