Human Services-General Concentration (AS 2345)
Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science
The traditional human services concentration will prepare the student for an entry-level position as a human services specialist in areas such as children’s services, family counseling, working with juveniles and adolescents, drug and alcohol abuse, the elderly, socially and economically handicapped, mentally or emotionally handicapped and others.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
- 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.
The program can be finished in two years of full-time enrollment or three years part time.
The program is offered on the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Suzie Duff, duffs@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3461.
Upon completion of this program, you may seek employment in social service agencies, government and community agencies, drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment facilities, group homes, nursing homes, and educational settings. Some job titles include: Outreach Worker, Youth Program Assistant, Mental Health Technician, Family Support Worker, Addictions Counselor, Job Coach, Behavioral Technician, Habilitation Coach, Residential Worker, and Team/Group Facilitator.
Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State’s Bachelor of Applied Science program in Supervision and Management. For more information, see the web at www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Bachelor.
In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities which allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.
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/