Associate of Applied Science in Human Services
Lansing Community College

Program Details

An online Human Services degree allows interested individuals to help others by working alongside professional staff such as social workers and psychologists. They will coordinate and provide support to those in need through direct and indirect services.

Students will receive specialized training in addiction, children and families, or aging. This Human Services degree online is designed for graduates to enter the workforce as pre-professionals and for students who want to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Jobs can be found in places such as groups homes and halfway houses, mental health and correctional centers, or in family and child service agencies.

Core topics of study for this major include:

  • Human aging
  • Addiction and violence in the family
  • Human nutrition
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Introductions to psychology and sociology


  • High school transcript 
  • SAT/ACT or placement test scores

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission