Human Services (MHT.S.AAS)
- Division: Health Sciences
- Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
The Mental Health and Addiction Services department prepares entry-level mental health professionals as members of an inter- disciplinary team under clinical supervision. Duties may include client interviewing, crisis intervention advocacy, group leadership and case management. The Human Services degree can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. If enrolled full-time, it is designed to be completed in five (5) semesters. It consists of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the Applicant Information packet located on the web page. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required, as well as an initial faculty advising appointment during MHT 1101. A grade of C or higher is required in all program courses. The practicum portion of the curriculum provides 420 hours of supervised experience. Note: For students under age 18 there may be restrictions on participating in certain Health Sciences programs. Any student under age 18 must contact the program director/department chair to discuss whether he or she may enroll.