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Human Services Management Certificate
Emphasizing the development of your innate leadership skills, our undergraduate Human Services Management Certificate program can help you better understand — and actively participate in — the social services environment. Gain foundational knowledge; then sharpen your strategic planning, design and grant-writing skills. This eight-course program aligns with criteria established by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education.
The undergraduate Certificate Program in Social Services Management is comprised of 4 fundamental courses that provide a foundation for the more specialized courses in management within the social services arena and an additional 4 courses focused on organizational management and grant writing. Students will learn the components of indirect services associated with systematic delivery of direct social services, and to employ management practices to inspect, distinguish, and measure the important attributes of program management and supervision. Concepts of strategic planning, organizing and leading are examined to link these basic principles to create a healthy and thriving workplace environment. Resources and tools to secure funding for state, federal and private human services programs and agencies are examined. Students will be introduced to the processes, obstacles and costs associated to grant writing and program design.\r
Please note that Human Services programs, including certificate programs, provide a general foundation of human services theory and application coursework for students at entry levels in the helping professions. These programs are not designed as license-track programs and do not lead to state licensure as a social worker, counselor or psychologist.
The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
Most certificate programs are credit-bearing, and many are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify. Please note that the A+ Fundamentals, CCNA and Network+ Technologies certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid. The Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program (noncredit) is not credit bearing and not eligible for financial aid. Students completing the noncredit Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program will receive a letter of completion.
While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats.