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Overview & Employment – A.A. Degree with Human Services Certificate

Students interested in careers in Human Services may graduate from NIACC with an Associate of Arts Degree with a Human Services certificate. The Human Services program prepares students for entry level jobs or for transfer to a four-year degree program. The program emphasizes skills needed in working with consumers such as interviewing, completing an assessment of individual/family needs, making appropriate referrals, and assisting with counseling. By the end of the program, students will be able to interact effectively with consumers in a human services agency such as public/private social services agencies, treatment centers, group homes, supported living and work programs, and state or county departments of social services.

Career Opportunities

    • Social Work Associate
    • Case Aide
    • Parent-skill Worker
    • Family Support Advocate
    • Residential Treatment Associate
    • Long-term Care Facility Associate
    • Early Childhood Assistant
    • Youth Counselor

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