Human Services

Human Services

Associates of Applied Science

Program educates students to provide human and social services including information, resources, support, and advocacy for those in need or crisis. Mostly online course work with minimal in class meetings and field experience are used to equip students with the opportunities to acquire skills needed to work with diverse groups of youth and adults facing challenges such as poverty, addiction, or abuse. Students develop necessary ethical and legal standards for human and social service settings and learn the importance of providing quality care to clients and patients.

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Program Outline

At A Glance

How You'll Learn

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Term Start Dates

Spring 2022: January 5 Summer 2022: May 2 Fall 2022: September 6

Start dates represent the beginning of a new term. Certain programs or courses may not be available to start every term. Please view the course schedules for a list of upcoming classes or contact the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493.

Approximate Cost


Financial Aid Eligible

*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Model a commitment to cultural competence
  • Uphold the ethical standards and values for human service professionals
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Utilize community resources
  • Apply evidenced based practices
  • Characterize the responsibility of a Human Services professional to the community

Your Potential Careers

  • Case worker
  • Community outreach/support worker
  • Income maintenance worker
  • Human Services/Information
  • Substance Abuse Counselor (with supervision)
  • Residential Manager
  • Social Services Assistant
  • Human Services Technician

Median Annual Salary

$35,265 $35,868 $35,216
Local State National

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