Human Services Associate Degree and Certificates
Human services careers are among the fastest growing occupations. Both locally and nationally, job prospects are excellent. If you are a compassionate person who likes helping people overcome challenges in order to improve their lives, Northern Essex offers many career path opportunities to choose from.
Studying for a Human Services Degree At NECC:
You will be trained as a generalist to work in a range of settings with seniors, adults, adolescents, and children. You can train to work with individuals with;
- Substance abuse issues
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Mental illness
- Developmental Disabilities
- Emotional Disabilities
Programs integrate classroom learning with practicum courses, which are supervised clinical experiences that provide real-life experiences. The programs integrate the National Community Support Skill Standards into the curriculum and are approved by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education.