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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

MCTC's Human Services program will prepare you to work in community settings to assist and advocate for people who face economic, social, emotional, or developmental challenges and barriers. The program integrates theory and skills practice and emphasizes peer interaction and group learning projects. You will be able to take advantage of a variety of courses that focus on the history of the human services field, social policy, multicultural factors, system change and advocacy. Throughout the program, you will get to know and work with faculty and other students who want to make a difference in people's lives. Experienced instructors will teach you interviewing, basic case management, and group skills using lecture, role play, and media feedback. A supervised, semester-long community service internship will give you a chance to put your skills to work and gain valuable experience in the field. Many graduates transfer to bachelor's degree programs. MCTC has an articulation agreement with Metropolitan State University. Where You Could Work, Family outreach and advocacy programs' Residential and community youth service organizations' Nonprofit and government social service agencies, School and educational settings, Group homes, Community centers, Culturally focused service agencies, Housing resource programs

Program Locations

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College 55403

Labor Market Information

  • Social and Human Service Assistants

  • Median wage: $15.20/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403 Toll-Free: (800) 247-0911 Local: (612) 659-6200 Email: admissions.office@minneapolis.edu