Director of Community Health
Sarah Flanagan MSW, MPA, LCSW
PH   402.552.6875    TF   800.647.5500

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 130 - 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
Total Semester Hours 16
Required courses
Courses Semester Hours
CHL 266 - Social Policy and Human Services 3
CHL 244 - Vulnerable Populations 3
CHL 245 - Family Dynamics 1
CHL 249 - Crisis Intervention Seminar 1
CHL 252 - Information and Referral 2
CHL 253 - Understanding the Criminal Justice System 2
CHL 353 - Community Engagement and Social Change 3
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
Total Semester Hours 21
Last updated: 05/30/2020