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Human Services

Human Services

Affect change through meaningful work helping people in need. Our programs train you for careers in social, community, education and mental health services.

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What is Human Services?

Human Services include social, community, educational, and mental health services. Our program prepares you for entry-level positions in agencies and institutions. Classes include a focus on human services, general education, and technical skills. All with a specific human services emphasis.

You'll apply what you know about human services principles and skills. After graduation, you'll be ready to seek employment in various areas.

Areas include:

  • Daycare & preschool
  • Early childhood
  • Mental health
  • Chemical dependency
  • Hospitals
  • Education
  • Corrections and public safety
  • Geriatric care
  • Community health clinics
  • Long-term residential health care
  • Child and youth services
  • Social services

What are my career choices?

  • Social Workers
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Probation Officers
  • Correctional Treatment Specialists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Mental Health Counselors

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

The catalog describes the course requirements for completing the credential. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Program Contact

Jenny Jones

Human Services

Program Coordinator

(859) 246-6653
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