According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 75% of all jobs require training beyond high school.
How are you going to get there? What are your options?
If you are self-motivated, compassionate, organized, goal-oriented, and responsible, the Pitt-Titusville Human Services Associate Degree program is for you!
Why does an Associate Degree in Human Services Matter?
The Associate Degree in Human Services at Pitt-Titusville prepares students to make a difference in the lives of those unable to help themselves. This degree prepare students for entry-level employment. It is perfect for students who want to help others in their day-to-day work. Because the ultimate goal is to meet human needs, the human services field is ideal for someone who wants their work to make a positive impact on the lives of people they serve. Human services is a rewarding field but also a challenging one.
What societal need does it fill?
Human services is a multi-disciplinary field that prepares students for employment in supportive, therapeutic, community services, and intervention programs. Pitt-Titusville graduates work for community social services agencies, public and private schools, and within the judicial system, among other areas.
Is there a demand in this field of study?
Employment of social and human service assistants is projected to grow 22 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.
What Career opportunities are available?
Graduates of this degree program may find employment in a variety of professional settings, such as nonprofit organizations, hospitals, daycare centers, rehab centers, mental health clinics, corrections departments and state and local governments.
- Social work assistant
- Case management aide
- Community outreach worker
- Youth worker
- Gerontology aide
- Child advocate
- Life skills worker
- Life coach
- Residential program worker
- Classroom development assistant
Are internship opportunities available?
Internships opportunities for human services students attending the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville are available for students who qualify. (QPA qualifications must be met, as well as number of credits earned.) See internship requirements for information on completing the internship for this major.