Associate of Applied Science in Human Services Overview
Gain the skills and knowledge to assess the situations of society’s most vulnerable and provide services to meet their needs. Learn to critically evaluate policies driving human service agencies, and decide the best ways to intervene on behalf of the clients you serve.
Graduate with a solid foundation in human services principles that can be applied in areas such as mental health, social services, education, rehabilitation, group and community work, and workplaces such as nursing homes, hospitals, and clinics.
Human services degree courses prepare you to:
- Understand human-services basics, including theory, best practices, and trends.
- Learn to identify and manage client interventions and delivery of services.
- Explore professional, ethical, and legal values, standards, and practices.
- Apply information and skills to serve individuals in the community.
- Examine the importance of individuality, diversity, and global perspectives in the delivery of human services.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.