Human Services Certificate

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer. Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses.  Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.  Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

First YearCredits
CSP 1210 Basic Computer Skills for The Workplace1  
HSR 1000 Introduction To Human Services3  
HSR 1201 Counseling Methods & Interviewing Tech  3
HSR 1202 Helping Across Cultures  3
HSR 1204 Addictive Disorders  3
Year Total: 4 9
Second YearCredits
HSR 1203 Group Dynamics3  
HSR 1205 Case Management Skills3  
HSR 1206 Practicum I4  
Year Total: 10  
Total Credit Hours:  23

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or, (815) 224-0268.

This certificate introduces the student to basic information about the discipline of Human Services and provides theoretical application and skills training in a broad variety of techniques needed for effective Human Service intervention. It can be taken by persons with no previous college as well as by persons with a college background who wish to retrain in this field. Classes can also be applied to the AAS degree in Human Services.  CRJ 2050--Drugs in America: Offered evenings in the fall semester of odd years only. 2/10/15

Program cost, completion, and career information

Human Services Certificate
Program Completion DataDept of Labor SOC-Codes Relating to this program of study
On-time graduation rate*0%29-2053Psychiatric Technicians
In-field placement rate**50%31-1013Psychiatric Aides
Median Loan Debt**50%
Estimated Program Cost
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* Information based on previous Fiscal Year

** Information based on average of past five Fiscal Year

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