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.)
- Entry Level Average: $28,850
- 76% placement rate for 2011 - 2013 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
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.