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  • Human Services.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    Human Services.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
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    Human Services.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
     

Human Services

  • Welcome

    People define quality of life in many ways. SCC's Human Services program prepares students for a variety of careers support people in living a more quality life.

    You're a Good Fit for this program because . . .

    Overview

    Welcome to SCC’s Human Services program. The field of human services is a broad one with the objective of meeting human need through an interdisciplinary knowledge base. The focus is on prevention, as well as intervention, of problems while maintaining a commitment to improving quality of life for all people. The profession is one which works to improve service delivery systems by addressing the quality of direct services, and seeking to improve accessibility and coordination among professionals. Ultimately, the goal is to help people solve their own problems. SCC’s program is fully accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education.

    Southeast Community College is a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution.

    Mission

    The Human Services program at Southeast Community College is to prepare students through academic and experiential excellence to be innovative leaders in the community by providing direct supportive services that promote diversity, self-awareness and social justice.

    Employment Outlook

    Employment of social and human service professionals is expected to grow by nearly 9 percent through 2026. Additionally there are an average of 511 annual replacement jobs for this occupation in the state. Job prospects are expected to be excellent, particularly for applicants with appropriate postsecondary education. The average Human Services Worker salary in Nebraska is $26,349 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $22,231 and $31,801. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

    Program Accreditation

    The Southeast Community College Human Services Program is nationally accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education.  For more information regarding accreditation, visit: http://www.cshse.org.

    Starting Term(s)

    Fall, Spring terms.

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