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Wondering how to be a social worker? A strong understanding of the changing needs of patients and clients within the human and social services field has become a mandate for anyone seeking a career in human and social services. The Human and Social Services Assistant diploma program from Bryant & Stratton College provides students with the foundation and framework to grasp the ethical and legal parameters for treating patients in the human and social services setting.
Students can earn a Human and Social Services Assistant diploma in as little as two semesters with full-time study and be prepared to pursue career opportunities in various types of social work such as human services assistance, community health work, and case management, among others. Proper and professional communication skills will be developed in this program, as it is important to understand and communicate not only the needs of clients but also the needs of supervisors and managers within the field.
Courses and curriculum in the Human and Social Services diploma program provide students with the ability to:
Graduates of this program may apply courses and earned credits toward the associate degree in Human and Social Services at Bryant & Stratton College.
Human and Social Services Academic Program Disclosures
Human and social services assistants often work for service agencies, nonprofit organizations, or state and local governments. Graduates with a Human and Social Services Assistant diploma are prepared for entry-level positions in these organizations. Demand for professionals to fill these roles is growing much faster than average according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Major Requirements - 24 credits (Total Requirements - 36 credits)
To learn more about the Human & Social Services Assistant diploma program, please refer to our course catalog.