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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. 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.

Applications are accepted online. The application process opens November 17, 2021 and will close April 29, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

This limited-entry program has specific standards for acceptance. See the application procedures page for details. Please contact the Human Services Coordinator for more information MPacheco@roguecc.edu.

* Anyone who is applying for the 2022-23 cohort is required attend an Information Session before applying for the program. (Orientations are open to all those interested in the program/field.)

  • January 12, 2022: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • January 31, 2022: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • February 8, 2022: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • February 28, 2022: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • March 8, 2022: 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
  • April 12, 2022: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

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Contact Manny Pacheco for more information


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:
Erika Giesen
Email: EGiesen@roguecc.edu
Phone: 541-956-7089

Department Coordinator:
Manny Pacheco
Email:  MPacheco@roguecc.edu
Phone: 541-956-7072

Department Administrator:
Alice Jordan
Email: AJordan@roguecc.edu
Phone:  541-956-7461