If you want to commit your career to helping others, an online Human Services degree is a good starting point. This associate’s degree program from Montgomery County Community College opens the door to fields such as mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction services. Optional concentrations are available in Addictions; Gerontology; and Children, Youth, and Family Services.
Students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to work directly with clients in Human Services agencies and programs. Classes discuss the psychological and sociological theories behind intervention techniques. Graduates will understand human behavior across all age groups and be able to apply the appropriate skills required for the Human Services industry.
Career opportunities include:
- Intake work
- Crisis intervention
- Consumer advocacy
- Residential counseling
- High school transcript or GED diploma
- College transcripts, if applicable
- Placement test may be required
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education