Human Services

Explore Human Services at Bay College

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Why Human Services?

Human Services is a broad field that involves a variety of public and private agencies serving specific client populations (Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Medical, Elderly, Youth, Homeless, Job Placement, etc). Human service workers provide direct care to clients, and they play a vital role in an organization’s success. This 2-year program prepares student for entry-level employment in the human services field and is primarily for those who do not wish to transfer to a 4 year college or university. Students graduating with this degree will work under professionals in the areas such as geriatrics, domestic abuse, poverty, and juvenile delinquency. An internship is required for this degree.

Why Bay College?

Students have used this degree as bridge for transfer into 4 year Bachelor’s degree programs in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, and Sociology. Graduates of the AAS program can mainly find entry-level employment assisting treatment and case management professionals, helping to ensure the best quality of care for their clients. They can help directly serve clients with life-skills building, physical help, transportation, counseling, safety, food security, poverty, and substance abuse help.

Degree Information
Degree Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Human Services60.00

Beyond Bay College

Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:

  • Social Work
  • Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Sociology
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