Human Services Technology

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[A45380] Associate in Applied Science Degree
[C45380] Substance Abuse Certificate

The Human Services Technology curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies which provide social, community, and educational services. Along with core courses, students take courses which prepare them for specialization in specific human service areas.

Students will take courses from a variety of disciplines. Emphasis in core courses is placed on development of relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes in human services. Fieldwork experience will provide opportunities for application of knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level positions in mental health, child care, family services, social services, rehabilitation, correction, and educational agencies. Graduates choosing to continue their education may select from a variety of transfer programs at senior public and private institutions.

Click here for a list of Humanities/Fine Arts courses approved for this program.


Upon successful completion of the Human Services Technology program, students will be able to:

  • Identify different communications within group settings and how these impact people.
  • Demonstrate effective communication which promotes understanding of self, other people, and personal growth.
  • Demonstrate different roles of human services workers and best practices when working with human service agencies.