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Behavioral Health/Human Services

Help Others Learn to Help Themselves

Our Behavioral Health/Human Services program will teach you how to understand human behavior and how to improve the lives of others. You will learn how to observe people and the ways in which they develop, consider the ways that social environments affect people, examine your role as a behavioral health professional in the lives of others, and approach difficult situations with understanding in order to respond effectively. As part of the College’s program, you will have opportunities to learn about case management, client relationship-building, techniques for working with groups and individuals, professional responses to cultural differences, professional values, and ethical standards. You may also choose to earn one of these related certificates:

Human Services Academic Certificate
Recovery and Transformation Academic Certificate
Recovery and Transformation Proficiency Certificate
Social and Human Service Assistant Proficiency Certificate

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Degree Options

An Associate in Applied Science, and transfer to a four-year college

Career Options

  • Case worker or case manager
  • Mental health counselor
  • Health educator
  • Social and human service assistant
  • Community and social service specialist
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Behavioral health counselor
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Transfer Options

Transfer from the Behavioral Health/Human Services program to a related bachelor degree can be attained via official agreements with: