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

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.

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

Prerequisites

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.

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 242 - Human Services Theory and Application 3
CHL 244 - Vulnerable Populations 3
CHL 245 - Family Dynamics 1
CHL 246 - Information and Referral 1
CHL 247 - Understanding the Criminal Justice System 1
CHL 248 - Introduction to Grant Writing 2
CHL 249 - Crisis Intervention Seminar 1
CHL 410 - Community Health Fieldwork (concentration related) 3
PY 200 - Human Development 3
EA 200 - Health Care Ethics OR
EA 205 - Death and Dying OR
EA 210 - American Poverty and Health Care OR
EA 215 - Abnormal Psychology
3
3
3
3
Total Semester Hours 21
Students choose an additional Ethics, Empathy, and Advocacy course.
Last updated: 08/27/2018