Associate in Applied Science in Human Services
Central Maine Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Human Services degree program from Central Maine Community College is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in the fields of substance abuse, mental health, developmental disabilities, child and adolescent services, and gerontology. In addition to completing course requirements, students are required to complete practicums in social service agencies, ensuring knowledge and experience in:

  • Basic counseling skills
  • Support systems available in the community
  • Treating individual, family, group, and community human services problems
  • Awareness of challenges faced by clients with regard to human-rights issues, financial problems, administrative/legal hurdles, and other concerns
  • Ethical responsibility
  • Establishing and maintaining continuing education to grow and maintain professional competence


  • High school transcript or GED/HiSET scores
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • SAT/ACT or ACCUPLACER scores

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education