Human Services


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Program Overview

The human services program, available at the Alliance, Scottsbluff, and Sidney campuses, provides the student with general skills in helping others that can be used in a variety of human service settings. At the end of training, the student will be employable as an entry-level human service worker. Training is provided through a combination of behavioral science and general education courses.

Graduates should be able to find entry level positions in many types of community agencies. Below are just some of the opportunities available to human services graduates:

  • Case aide
  • Psychiatric technician
  • Counselor-aide
  • Outreach worker
  • Mental health technician
  • Youth service assistant


  • Develop an understanding of the human service field. 
  • Learn about community agencies and how they approach behavior problems. 
  • Develop skills in basic listening, interviewing, and communication skills. 
  • Provide the student with a background in the behavioral sciences. 

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science in Human Services (Applied)

Associate of Arts in Human Services (Transfer)