Social Work. Counseling. Case Management. Advocacy. 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 a fieldwork course, HUM 164 Human Services Field Instruction and Seminar I.
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.
It is important that students who plan to transfer after completing their studies at Onondaga consult from the beginning of their academic program with an OCC advisor and a contact at the transfer college to make sure both OCC's degree requirements and transfer requirements are being meet. You can view current information on transfer agreements on our Transfer Services page.
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.