Program Code: 480
The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Human Services is designed to provide the education and training necessary for entry-level employment and career advancement in human and social services. Students obtain education and training in observation, intake and interviewing, implementing treatment plans, problem-solving, crisis intervention, case management, and referral procedures.
Graduates may seek employment as human services workers, case management aides, social work assistants, community support workers, mental health aides, community outreach workers, life skills counselors, or gerontology aides. These positions typically work under the direction of individuals in fields such as nursing, psychiatry, psychology, rehabilitative or physical therapy, and social work.