Our Associate Degree in Human Services develops practitioners who are educated, ethical thinkers who can apply their knowledge to serving others in various aspects of society. Human services professionals work with both children and adults who are undergoing crisis or chronic situations. If you are a helper at heart, Human Services is the right field for you.
One field service opportunity
Study online, on campus, or a combination of both
Learning at Monroe takes place in the classroom … and in the field. That’s how you’ll gain the critical thinking and problem-solving skills you need to thrive in this challenging field.
Learn the special skills, such as active listening, necessary to interview someone in a clinical setting. Using role play, case studies, and digital recordings, practice expressing warmth and empathy.
Field placements let you put your academic know-how to the test. They give you the opportunity to gauge your interests and apply your skills. They give potential employers a chance to determine if you’re a good fit.
Recent placements include:
New York City Department of Probation
Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle
Compassionate Care Hospice
The Children’s Village
ACDP Sedgwick Cornerstone Community Center
Monroe’s Human Services Club seeks to assist agencies with fundraising and building awareness of critical issues regarding domestic violence, poverty, and homelessness in local communities.
Your Future Career in Human Services
Below are a few typical positions for a Human Services graduate: