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Human Services

Human service workers provide a wide range of emotional and practical support to help people get through difficult times. Instructor/Coordinator of Human Services teaching a class A degree in human services prepares students for entry-level employment in such areas as child and family services, mental health, social services, addictions counseling, aging and rehabilitation, including group and community work at the public and private level.

About the Program

RCC's Human Services program offers classroom instruction and practical training, including internships that will develop your skills in a real-life setting. You'll learn about human behavior and social problems and how individuals interface with various systems to address these issues.

This limited-entry program has specific standards for acceptance. The application process for the Fall 2017 cohort will open on Nov. 20, 2016. Deadline for applications is August 5th 2017 by 5 p.m. Deliver to Cindy Henney-Social Science Adm. Asst. Second floor offices of HEC. SEE BELOW FOR EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE. All applicants will be notified of our decision by June 4th.  Please be sure we have your current email and mailing address. Those who apply after the May 5th deadline will be notified as we receive and process individual applications during the summer months as needed.  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ALL PREREQUISITES FOR THE PROGRAM ENTRY STILL NEED TO BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF SUMMER TERM.

A NEW INFORMATION SESSION HAS BEEN ADDED FOR JULY 19TH IN ROOM 227 OF THE HEC BUILDING IN MEDFORD.  THIS IS FOR STUDENTS INTERESED IN THE 18/19 COHORT AND STUDENTS INTERESTED IN FINDING OUT MORE ABOUT THE HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM.

Applications will be accepted beginning November 20th, 2016.  Drop off with Cindy Henney/2nd floor offices/HEC

Application Deadline:
  •   NEW DEADLINE WILL BE AUGUST 5th 2017 by 5 p.m.

Degrees and Certificates:

Job Opportunities:

Starting salaries for graduates may range from $23,000 to $36,000 a year. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects in this field are increasing. Many human services graduates transfer to four-year universities to further their education to enhance career prospects and earnings.


Department Chair:
Peggy Hull
Email: vhull@roguecc.edu
 

Department Coordinator:
Manny Pacheco
Email:  MPacheco@roguecc.edu
 

Department Secretary:
Cindy Henney
Email: CHenney@roguecc.edu
Phone:  541-245-7504