Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 21*
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.
The Human Services certificate program provides a broad base of training preparing students to work in a wide array of social and human service positions providing direct service opportunities. Social and human service assistants help social workers, healthcare workers, and other professionals to provide services to those in need.
Upon successful completion of the Human Services certificate, students will be able to:
effectively express opinions and facts through both oral and written communication;
demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to work with human services clients; and
exhibit preparedness to work in an entry-level position at a variety of human services agencies.