Students will recognize differences in mourning, grief, bereavement and loss; understand the importance of diversity in bereavement; and learn about the roles human services agencies play in providing support to a community. Students will also gain field experience through an internship.

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Degree Requirements and Outcomes

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Tuition Assistance

This major is eligible for Re-Employing Virginians (REV) and G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.

Career Paths

Jobs in this field include grief counselor in a hospital, in hospice care, in a funeral home or in a long-term care facility.

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Yvonne Barry
Chair, Department of Human Services and Mental Health