Two-Semester (One-Year) Program
The program is designed to prepare students for entry into a variety of occupations which provide human services.
The curriculum provides the student with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to function efficiently at job-entry level of varied human service positions.
Applicant should possess a high school diploma or equivalent or be 18 years of age and able to benefit from instruction.
The program is designed to provide about one third of its requirements in general education and the remainder in human services courses and courses in related areas. Instruction includes the theoretical concepts as well as the practical application to work situations. Students will have actual internship experience in community agencies during the second semester of the certificate program. Application for internship should be made the semester prior to placement. The student will spend a minimum of 225 hours in supervised work experience in a human service agency. The student will be required to go through an oral interview for assessment purposes and to discuss both program and occupational requirements. Upon completion of this program, the student will be awarded the Certificate in Human Services.
For more information about this program, visit the department Web site at http://www.nr.edu/hms/.
FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)
SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)
1 HMS 100 is recommended as a pre- or corequisite for all other HMS courses.
2 HMS 100 and HMS 121 are pre/corequisites for HMS 290.