Human Services

human services

One of the helping professions, a Human Services major will prepare you to work in a variety of service delivery agencies. With instruction designed to help you develop an understanding of the social and psychological influences on human behavior, you’ll be receiving the training you need to help others for a living.

Credentials Offered:

Human Services (A.A.S.)

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Sandy Webb Portrait

Sandy Webb

Human Services Major
Graduation Date: May 2016

After an eight-year stint in the Navy, Sandy Webb worked as a machine operator at Avery Dennison for 22 years until the unthinkable happened.

Career Information

Career Tracks

  • Entry Level Average: $28,850
  • 86% placement rate for 2014 - 2016 graduates 
  • Good opportunity for advancement within an organization as additional credentialing is obtained

Entry Level Positions

  • Mental Health Technician
  • Chemical Dependency Technician
  • Gerontology Activity Director

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Program Information

Students can choose from a variety of electives that offer additional training for their particular area of interest. Graduates are prepared to work as entry level professionals in many different helping fields including the fields of mental retardation, mental health, addictions, aging, recreation, case management, and abuse. You’ll also complete a field placement, which will provide you with the opportunity to work at a variety of social service agencies in order to practice the skills you’ve learned under the supervision of professionals employed in the field.