Human Services Certificate

Director of General Education
Lori Bachle, M.S.
PH 402.552.6127  TF 800.647.5500

The Human Services Certificate program is ideal for individuals who have a passion for helping people in need to improve their quality of life. This is a diverse group and may include children and families, the elderly, homeless people, immigrants, people with addictions, people with disabilities, and many more.

Prerequisites:  (available at Clarkson College or qualifying courses may transfer)
Students with an Associate’s degree or higher in a health care related field may have the prerequisites waived after review by the admitting Program Director. 
Semester Hours
BI 211 Anatomy & BI 213 Physiology (minimum 4 semester hours of Anatomy & Physiology)            4
BU 104 Basic Computer Applications 3
EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II         3
MA 120 College Algebra 3
ST 310 Statistics    3
    Total 19
Required courses Semester Hours
HCS 242 Human Services Theory and Application 3
HCS 244 Vulnerable Populations 3
HCS 245 Family Dynamics 1
HCS 246 Information and Referral 1
HCS 247 Understanding the Criminal Justice System 1
HCS 248 Introduction to Grant Writing 2
HCS 249 Crisis Intervention Seminar 1
HCS 340 Ethical and Professional Issues in Human Services 3
PY 200 Human Development 3
HCS 410 Fieldwork 3
    Total 21