The Human Services Worker Certificate of Achievement
You can use this to:
According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, the profession of social work is expected to increase more than the average for all other occupations. Job prospects are expected to be favorable, particularly for those who specialize in aging.
This program was life changing. It gave me the tools and skills to find the job I want.
I have a passion for helping people. The Human Services program gave me the education and guidance to pursue this dream.
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|HMSV C101||Introduction to Human Services||3 Units|
|HMSV C102||Cultural Competence in Human Services||3|
|HMSV C103||Preparation for Field Work in Human Services||3|
|HMSV C104||Field Work in Human Services||4|
|HMSV C116||Case Management||3|
|CSCI C070||Computer Literacy||1|
|ENGL C070||Introductory Compositio||4|
Select 6 units from the following courses:
|CHDV C106||Child Growth and Development||3 Units|
|CHDV C241||The Exceptional Child||3|
|HMSV C113||Intervention Skills in Human Services||3|
|PSYC C101||General Psychology||3|
|PSYC C112||Psychology of Substance Abuse||3|
|PSYC C181||Lifespan Development||3|
|PSYC C241||Abnormal Psychology||3|
All classes needed for this certificate are available at the Bishop, Lake Isabella, Mammoth Lakes, and Ridgecrest campuses. See Counseling for specific help with enrolling and completing this certificate.
This certificate requires 27 units and will likely take 3 semesters.
x $46 per unit
x ($211 + $21) per unit
= $1242 in tuition and fees
= $6264 in tuition and fees
+ ~$1620* for books and supplies
= $2862 across three semesters
= $7884 across three semesters
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.