Social & Human Services

What You'll Learn Get Started

Social & Human Services

What You'll Learn Get Started

About the Program

If you are passionate about helping people, solving problems and promoting positive social change, a career in Social and Human Services might be the perfect fit for you. Seattle Central’s associate degree in Social and Human Services will  help you develop the skills needed to improve the lives of others and to make a real difference in your community.

Social and Human Services class at Seattle Central College

Career Opportunities

The Social and Human Services associate degree will give you the knowledge and abilities to help you advance your education with a bachelor's degree, or launch a career in community-oriented social and human services occupations. With in-demand skills, our graduates find work in a variety of areas, including:

  • Social and family services
  • Corrections and delinquency
  • Community development and advocacy
  • Mental health
  • Rehabilitation and substance abuse
  • Housing
  • Child welfare
  • Senior services
 

Intensive Education

Your career begins with Seattle Central. An associate degree in Social and Human Services is also an excellent starting point for students who may be interested in advanced professional training in fields such as applied behavioral science, social work, clinical psychology, psychiatry and rehabilitation counseling. In addition, you can gain specialized training needed to become a Chemical Dependency Specialist through a certificate program designed to complement the Social and Human Services associate degree. You can also earn certificates in Early Childhood and Family Studies, Management in Human Services and Prevention Specialist.

 

Contact

Business and Behavioral Science Division
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway, BE 3220
Seattle, WA 98122
206.934.6900 (phone)
206.934.4323 (fax)
Ed-HumServ.Central@seattlecolleges.edu