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Program Notes

Students are prepared to provide direct service to individuals with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, physical disabilities, mental illness and other problems in living.

Practicum courses give students the opportunity to gain experience in the field and to integrate that work experience with their academic learning.

All college credits earned within this certificate may also be transferred towards the Associate Degree in Human Services.

Helpful Hints

Students are encouraged to contact the Program Coordinator with any questions or concerns about the CORI/SORI/CHRI process. Those with legal issues in their background will receive guidance and counseling throughout the review of their records.

In order to insure the maximum transfer of credits, students who wish to pursue a four-year degree are strongly recommended to consult with the Program Coordinator before selecting any electives.

Recommended Course Sequence
Community Support and Human Services Practitioner Certificate
Year 1 Fall ENG101, HUS101, HUS103, HUS190, HUS201
Spring ENG102, PSY101, HUS291, HUS202, GOV101

After NECC

Graduates are eligible to apply for the credential of Human Services Board Certified Practitioner offered by the National Organization for Human Services.

Graduates may choose to enter directly into the workforce as a beginning professional or may transfer directly into the Human Services Associate Degree program.