The Human Services Certificate is appropriate for those considering a career change into the Human Services field as well as those in the field who may want to upgrade their skills and knowledge. It is also appropriate as part of a career ladder leading toward the Associate Degree in Human Services. The program offers an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills which will enable individuals to work in a variety of areas. There are specialization courses from which students may select, depending on their areas of interest.
Opportunities in human services are available in human service agencies, community action programs, daycare centers, educational settings, in work with the elderly, correctional facilities, substance abuse programs, and with those individuals who may have emotional, physical or developmental problems.