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Catalog 2024-2025 
Catalog 2024-2025

Human Services +

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This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in human services agencies or organizations. Students gain foundational knowledge and professional communication skills needed to work in settings that provide direct service to clients. Courses for the Human Services certificate can be applied to CCV’s Behavioral Science (A.S.) +   program.

+ This program can be completed fully online.

Human Services Semester Map

Human Services to Behavioral Science - Certificate to Degree Map

Program Outcomes

Students who complete the Human Services certificate will be able to:

  • apply fundamental theories of behavioral science to the study of individuals and social structures;
  • demonstrate legal, ethical, and professional conduct in a field setting related to human services;
  • demonstrate effective interpersonal communication techniques with a variety of populations.

Total Credits: 30


Background checks are common in some human services fields. Those with prior justice system involvement are encouraged to research employment exclusions that may arise depending on role, employer, and/or licensing criteria.

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