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This program was life changing. It gave me the tools and skills to find the job I want.
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.
I have a passion for helping people. The Human Services program gave me the education and guidance to pursue this dream.
This certificate requires 27 units and will take 3 semesters.
x $46 per unit
x ($193 + $14) per unit
= $1242 in tuition and fees
= $5589 in tuition and fees
+ ~$2498* for books and supplies
= $3740 across three semesters or $1247 per semester
= $8087 across three semesters or $2696 per semester
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.
The Human Services Worker Certificate of Achievement (27 units): Any student completing the courses required for the Human Services major qualifies for a certificate in Human Services Worker. The program prepares students for employment in a broad range of human services careers. Certificate consists of seven core courses and two electives.
Complete each course to be applied toward the certificate with a grade of "C" or better. Complete a minimum of 12 units in residence at Cerro Coso Community College.
This program prepares students for careers in Social and Human Services. Employment preparation for careers as Adult or Child Case Manager I, Recovery Specialist I, Family Education Advocate, Juvenile Corrections Officer I, Special Education Tutors, Aging and Elder Advocate, and other occupations in the social and human services field.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to
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 Composition||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 C211||Lifespan Development||3|
|PSYC C241||Abnormal Psychology||3|
For general questions, contact:Debra Rundell
Counseling can provide specific help with enrolling and completing this certificate.