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Social Work. Education. Counseling. As a professional in the field of Human Services, you'll make a real difference by helping people identify and solve problems, overcome obstacles, and reach their true potential. Our program lets you pursue a choice of options and offers the foundation you need to reach your true potential in this rewarding field.
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What You Will Learn:

This A.S. degree program includes two introductory courses, three 3-credit courses, and two five-credit field practicum courses in the option you select. Your options include: Social Work, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling, Assistant Teaching, and Early Childhood Education. Certificates in Early Childhood are also available.
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What It Is Like:

This degree program is intensive but supportive. You will share with your peers the same dedication to making a difference in your community and you will have the chance to apply what you learn in the classroom to actual fieldwork experience.
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This degree program has transfer agreements with the colleges listed below. This means you can start your degree here and finish it there without losing credits.

  • University at Albany
  • Buffalo State
  • Cazenovia College
  • Cornell Ag. and Life Sciences College
  • Empire State College
  • Hartwick College
  • Houghton College
  • SUNY Oswego
  • Syracuse University - Joint Admission 

Where It Can Take You:

The program prepares you for a wide variety of careers in human services and education. You can start in entry-level positions in public and private organizations, including agencies, hospital-settings, clinics and schools. Some students also choose to transfer to a four-year program for further study and additional career options.