Human Services Associate

Human Services Associate

Associate of Applied Science

Credits Required for Graduation: 65.00

Program Overview

The Human Services Associate program trains people to provide information, support, care, and advocacy in a human services agency. Students acquire the skills needed to work with people of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Graduates are employed in county human services agencies, community based organizations, residential treatment programs, schools, inpatient facilities, and other settings that assist people in need. Depending on area of interest, graduates work with elders, teens, families, people with disabilities, people in the criminal justice system, domestic and family violence, community development, and prevention. Potential career titles include: social and human services assistants and community and social services specialists.