Human Services (6361)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
This college credit certificate program is designed to be the first educational step to a professional career in human services.
This program will focus on broad introductory principles of human behavior specific to the good practices and techniques in human service. Course work will enable students to employ effective communications and interpersonal skills, understand the legal and ethical responsibilities of human services and demonstrate computer literacy.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
Approximate program length: 18 months.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Suzie Duff, duffs@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3461.
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Credits: 18|
|HUS1001||Introduction to Human Services||3|
|PSY2012||General Psychology *||3|
|SYG2430||Marriage and Family||3|
|HUS1200||Principles of Group Dynamics||3|
|SYG2361||Death and Dying||3|
|HUS1302||Counseling and Interviewing||3|
|Total Program Credits: 18|
|*Students will need to provide adequate English and Reading placement test scores or complete ENC1101 before enrolling in this course.|
Students who complete this program may find employment as services assistants, social service aides, and case management aides.
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Human Services.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/