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Human Services

Support people of all ages through life’s difficulties so they can enjoy self-sufficient and productive lives.

Those with careers in a Human Services help people in their time of need, from infants to elders, families to individuals. Human Services covers a diverse field of personnel working in occupations such as childcare and substance abuse counseling, among many others. Listening, nurturing, and critical-thinking skills are essential for anyone wanting to pursue a profession of empowering others to self-reliance through guidance and emotional support.

In our program, located at all three WNCC locations, you will receive hands-on training and theoretical knowledge through a combination of behavioral sciences and general education courses. Our Human Services program will provide you with the general skills you’ll need to help others within a variety of human service settings. By the time you graduate, you will be employable as an entry-level human service worker. You can also transfer to a four-year institution to get your bachelor’s degree.

Award Types

  • Associate of Arts in Human Services
  • Associate of Applied Science in Human Services
  • Certificate in Human Services - Drug and Alcohol Counseling 

About the Program