Human Services

Human Services

School of Humanities

Ready to make a difference?

Are you interested in becoming a social worker, substance abuse counselor, domestic abuse counselor or parole officer? Maybe you’d like to assist clients at a community shelter, halfway house, food bank, or nursing homes or through a youth program. If you’re passionate about helping people, a degree in Human Services from San Juan College will prepare you to enter these occupations.

Get hands-on experience!

At San Juan College you will not only receive core foundational courses, you will also gain real-world knowledge and skills through a community internship practicum. San Juan College students are making a difference in the community through service learning at over 50 regional organizations, such as: Child Haven, Casa Child Advocacy and Cottonwood Clinical. You may have a job lined up before you even graduate. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the Human Services field are in demand and are expected to continue to increase.

Get Started

Contact the program coordinator to learn more about how you can get started now on a challenging and rewarding career that will make a difference in improving the lives of many in your Community.

Download the Human Services informational brochure


Human Services

SOC Code: 21-1093.00

Program Information

Estimated Tuition $3,208
Does not include Books & Fees

Course Length

Five Semesters

Career Information

Median Hourly Wages $15.29
Median Annual Wages $56,720
Projected Job Growth
Faster than average 9-13%
Projected Job Openings 120,000

Contact Information

Program Coordinator
Dawn Myers
(505) 566-3308