Human Services Technician

Help Yourself by Helping Others

If you enjoy helping people, being involved in the community, and building strong relationships, a career in human services may be right for you. The human services field is highly rewarding. Positively impact society by helping families, children, elders, and communities solve their problems, receive help, and feel empowered.

With a Human Services Technician Certificate from MWCC, you will receive the skills and knowledge needed to provide the best care, leadership, and engagement to those in need.

Find a Job Fast in Human Services

Human Services Technicians are in high demand! The human services field is expected to grow by 16%* over the next ten years based on the growing elderly population and demand for other social services, so you can expect to find a job quickly. This certificate prepares you for immediate entry into many human services jobs. If you are already working in the field, it will enhance your skills.

Use Your Credits towards a Degree

If you choose to further your education, you can apply your credits from this certificate towards the Associate Degree in Human Services. You will only need 12 more classes to get your degree!

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Learn to Care, Empower, and Engage Others

The skills you learn in the classroom will have a direct impact on your ability to help others. You will take classes in:

  • Counseling Methods
  • Psychology of Self
  • Human Services
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Cultural Awareness

Many Ways to Offer a Helping Hand

As a Human Services Technician, you will have many opportunities to work with people and help the community. Some of your future paths may be:

  • Child care for special needs children
  • Drug abuse rehabilitation services
  • Family support services
  • Juvenile justice
  • Elder care
  • Community outreach
  • Disability services
  • Child welfare services
  • Adoption services

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics