Direct Disability Support Services

Certificate Program
New Program

The Certificate Program is designed for individuals who want to learn the skills necessary to work in the field of disabilities and/or who may possess entry level positions in the disability field and want to further their education and training in this area.

Certificate holders may go on to earn the A.A.S. Degree in Human Services or the A.S. Degree in Human Services by adding to their program courses appropriately distributed according to the requirements for the degree they are seeking.

Students must be qualified to take ENG 101 in order to register for the HUM 101 and HUM 111.
(Housed in the Human Services Department)

Distribution Requirements Credit Hours

FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours 4
HUM 101 Introduction to Human Services2
HUM 111 Fieldwork in Human Services I3
HUM 130 Introduction to the Disability Support Services Field3
HUM 135 Roles and Responsibilities in Disability Support Services 3
HUM 210 Disability Across the Lifespan 3
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
HUM 102 Basic Human Services Skills 4
HUM 112 Fieldwork in Human Services II 2
HUM 230 Individualized Planning and Documentation for Disability Support Services 3
HUM 235 Supporting and Communicating with People with Significant Disabilities3
HUM 236 Contemporary Issues in the Field of Disability Support Services3
Total 15