Human Services A.S.
The Human Services A.S. degree program prepares students for
academic success in baccalaureate transfer programs in social
services, and related professional fields. This program is base
d on best practices of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The
Human Services program emphasizes the acquisition of knowledge
from social science disciplines, development of cores social work theory and
skills, ethical conduct, and preparation for future professional careers. The program enables graduates to:
integrate knowledge from liberal arts disciplines with practical skills;
demonstrate oral and written communication skills;
- develop a commitment to ethical practice; and
Many of our Human Services graduates transfer to social work
programs at area colleges including Siena College and the College of St. Rose, some
of them with generous scholarships. After completing four year programs, our graduates have acquired good jobs in the field or gone on to do
Human Services A.A.S.
The Human Services A.A.S. degree program prepares students for
employment in the public or private sector. This program is based
practices of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Students learn the core skills and values of the social
work profession and the
social welfare system in the United States, including philosophical and ethical dimensions. The program prepares students to:
demonstrate human services professional skills and abilities;
demonstrate a commitment to ethical practice; and
recognize diversity and the role of cultural competence in under
standing human behavior and society.
For more information on our Human Services programs please view the degree requirements and contact:
Professor Renee Adamany
Elston Hall, Room 202
NOTE: Human Services students may be subject to fingerprint or background checks before working in the field. Individuals who have a criminal
history may have difficulty obtaining a field placement and/or employment
in the field of human services and may want to consult an advisor or
college counselor before pursuing the Human Services program.