Associate in Applied Science in Human Services
Herkimer County Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Human Services degree program from Herkimer County Community College is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers such as case manager, social work assistant, family advocate, residential counselor, and classroom assistant. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Identify normal developmental trends throughout the life span and recognize deviations from normal development
  • Identify the social systems that impact the individual's behavior
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of populations
  • Accurately document case records
  • Identify community services available to assist clients
  • Abide by the Ethical Standards of Human Service Professionals
  • Gather and apply credible and valid information to guide practice


  • Official high school transcripts or GED scores
  • ACCUPLACER placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education