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About the Program

If you’re interested in a career where you can work directly with people, you might want to consider Human Services. In this hands-on educational program, you’ll learn about the challenges and the rewards of working in Human Services. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the attitudes, thoughts and feelings of working as a human services generalist and gain direct experience with human service consumers and agencies through internships and class experiences. Courses are open to new students and those seeking further enhancement of their skills in human services. It is possible to transfer your coursework to a four-year college.

Planning for Your Program


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Potential Job Titles

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  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Child, Family & School Social Workers *
  • Mental Health Counselors *
  • Marriage & Family Therapists *

* with bachelor’s and/or master’s degree

Salary Data

Social & Human Service Assistants
Average Wage: $16.84/hour
Top Earners: $24.37/hour

Child, Family & School Social Workers*
Average Wage: $28.77/hour
Top Earners: $36.99/hour

Mental Health Counselors*
Average Wage: $22.70/hour
Top Earners: $32.45/hour

Marriage & Family Therapists*
Average Wage: $21.50/hour
Top Earners: $30.55/hour

*with bachelor’s and/or master’s degree.
Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area -