Director of Community Health
Sarah Flanagan MSW, MPA, LCSW
PH 402.552.6875  TF 800.647.5500 
FlanaganSarah@clarksoncollege.edu

The online Human Services Certificate program is for students interested in helping vulnerable clients access the resources they need to become healthy and self-sufficient. Whether desiring to work in clinical environments, community agencies, or the non-profit sector, students gain valuable insight into understanding how to better work with clients/families of varied backgrounds.

Admission Policies

Enrollment in Clarkson College degree programs is limited through a selective admissions process. Admission policies and procedures are available from: the Admissions office, the College website, or in the Academic Policies & Procedures section (AD-1).

Required Courses for Human Services Certificate

General Education courses

These courses are 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.

Courses Semester Hours
EN 101 - English Composition I 3
EN 102 - English Composition II 3
MA 120 - College Algebra 3
ST 310 - Statistics 3
HM 224 - Anatomy and Physiology for HIM OR
BI 211 - Human Anatomy - Lecture and Lab AND
BI 213 - Human Physiology - Lecture and Lab
4
4
4
Total Semester Hours 16
Required courses
Courses Semester Hours
CHL 266 - Social Policy and Human Services 3
CHL 244 - Vulnerable Populations 3
CHL 353 - Community Engagement and Social Change 3
CHL 245 - Family Dynamics 1
CHL 252 - Information and Referral 2
CHL 253 - Understanding the Criminal Justice System 2
CHL 249 - Crisis Intervention Seminar 1
CHL 410 - Community Health Fieldwork (concentration related) OR
EA Core - Ethics, Empathy, and Advocacy AND
CHL 243 - Trauma Informed Care OR
PY 200 - Human Development
3
3
3
3
Total Semester Hours 21
Last updated: 03/12/2019