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Human Services Technology

Students may choose from a diploma or degree program in Human Services Technology.

 

The Human Services curriculum provides a professional foundation that includes courses from a variety of disciplines. The purpose of the Human Services program is to prepare students for entry level positions in the human services field or for advanced undergraduate level academic work at a transfer institution. Some of the settings in which students find employment include: mental health, child care, family service, social services, rehabilitation, correctional and educational facilities.

CSHSE logoThe Human Services Technology program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Services Education (CSHSE). The Council promotes excellence in human service education, provide quality assurance, and support standards of performance and practice throught the accreditation process.

Benefits of CSHSE Membership include: Program Accreditation- CSHSE is the only national organization accredition human service education programs. Students graudating from accredited programs are eligible to apply for the CCE Human Services Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP) credential, and receive a discount.

HSBCP logo The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) created the Human Services – Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP™) with the assistance of the National Organization for Human Services (NOHS) in consultation with the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE). The credentialing process was designed for human services practitioners seeking to advance their careers by acquiring independent verification of their practical knowledge and educational background.

Students who are interested in becoming certified can review the HS-BCP Exam Candidate Handbook. Students who are interested in applying can fill out an HS-BCP Application  and submit it to the Program Head, at least 45 days prior to the exam date you choose.

Gainful Employment

Labor Market Projections

Majors/Programs with Potential Occupations Job Openings Projected To Year 2014 in Pee Dee WDB Region Average % Total Job Openings In This Region Est. Salary Range +/-
Child/Family/School/Social Worker 160 0.21% $28,025
Rehabilitation Counselor 120 0.18% $34,537
Social/Human Services Assistant 220 0.33% $28,339


The Clinicals

The Human Services Associate Degree program requires 250 hours of clinical work experience (12 hours weekly) during the final semester, where students work at a clinical site of their choosing. In the clinical setting, students work directly with clients to gain practical experience in their area of interest. Every effort is made to pair the student with the desired clinical area.

The Calling

Human services workers are trained professionals who care about people and want to make lives better. They achieve their objectives by helping others overcome social problems such as poverty, relationship problems, domestic violence, crime and drug abuse.

Human services workers come into direct contact with a vast cross section of society in many different settings such as hospitals, schools, family service agencies and rehabilitation service centers. They are also found in administrative and policy planning roles. What is your calling?

Extracurricular Activities

The Human Services Club is a voluntary campus organization comprised of students, faculty and staff at MCC. The club works to provide students with opportunities to promote their profession in the community , to participate in fund raisers and outreach activities, and to learn about people and agencies that play a vital role in the human services field.

Revised 7/9/13

Human Services Department | (910) 576-6222

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Amy Frieary

Program Head, Human Services Technology

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joseph-scotten

"Human Services is an awesome program. It taught me to take a look deep inside myself before trying to help others. It also set a foundation to further my education. I now have an advanced degree from Gardner-Webb University."

~ Joseph Scotten

Unit Manager
Southern Correctional Institution
Troy, NC

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