Consider a career in Human Services because you:
- Value the concept of empowering people
- Are sensitive to racial, sexual, ethnic, socio-economic, age, and gender issues
- Recognize the importance of team work in professional practice
- Understand the need to safeguard people’s privacy
- Enjoy variety and challenges
- Have the charisma that invites people to engage in change
The associate's degree in Human Services prepares students for
diverse employment opportunities and provides a foundation for those who
plan to transfer to four year colleges or universities.
Human Services is an ideal program for those who derive satisfaction from helping others. Students gain insight into a myriad of social issues, including such areas as mental health, criminal justice, child and family services, mental retardation, domestic violence, services to aging adults, addictions, and educational services.
Graduates of the program have continued their educations at Eastern Connecticut State University, Rhode Island College, Springfield College, St. Joseph’s College, Worcester State University, the University of Connecticut, and other institutions.