Human Services

This degree program focuses on the knowledge and skills required to work in today’s diverse field of Human Services. Graduates will be prepared for employment within social service organizations, hospitals, programs for the elderly, and community mental health centers. Graduates will be qualified to apply for the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/Community (MHRT/C) certification offered through the State of Maine.

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Learning Objectives

Graduates with the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Human Services will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of current principles of elementary counseling
    necessary to engage and interact with clients and their families while being
    sensitive to diversity and culture
  • Engage in professional behaviors including: confidentiality, ethical practices
    and remaining professionally competent.
  • Apply strategies that support empowerment and choice for clients utilizing
    formal and informal supports in the community.
  • Analyze problems that occur when working with clients and collaborate with
    team members


    High School Level Algebra 1 Required