Human Services

Careers In Human Services

What can I do with a Human Services Degree?

Human Services graduates hold professional positions in diverse settings such as agencies that run group homes/half-way houses, domestic abuse shelters, correctional facilities, community mental health centers, addiction counseling agencies, homeless shelters, family/child agencies, nursing homes and aging support agencies, and state social services agencies. Job titles and duties in the field vary a great deal, offering a wide variety of career paths.

Examples of Human Services positions include:

Addiction Counseling

  • Certified Person Centered Case Manager (Associate’s Degree)
  • Licensed Master Addiction Counselor (Master's Degree)
  • Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (Master’s Degree + training hours)

Youth Services Worker

Government Agency Professionals (e.g. DCF, KDADS)

Family/Parent Support Specialist

Victim Advocate

Foster Care/Adoption Coordinator

Activities Director

Case Manager

Mental Health Technician

Community Support Worker

Prevention Specialist

Non-Profit Manager

Community Outreach Worker

Agency Volunteer Coordinator