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Human Services Technology

Programs of Study

Credit Hours: 65

Format: Virtual (except for clinical)

Time to Complete: 2 Years

Start Term: Fall or Spring

Location: Davidson Campus

Average Starting Salary

$26,470-30,370/year ($12.73-14.60/hour)

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What You Can Get

What It's About

The Human Services Technology curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies which provide social, community, and educational services. Along with core courses, students take courses that prepare them for specialization in specific human service areas.

Courses You'll Take

Students will take courses from a variety of disciplines. The emphasis in core courses is placed on the development of relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes in human services. Fieldwork experience will provide opportunities for the application of knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.

What You'll Gain

Graduates should qualify for positions in mental health, child care, family services, social services, rehabilitation, correction, and educational agencies. Graduates choosing to continue their education may select from a variety of transfer programs at senior public and private institutions.


The Addiction and Recovery Certificate is often used for some of the initial educational requirements through the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB) or the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC). Please view these sites for additional information.

65 Credit Hours: $4,940.00

Student Fees: $386.25

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Crisis Intervention Worker
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Public Health Educator
Hospice and Palliative Care Worker
Mental Health Technician
Social Services Assistant
Direct Support Professional
Rehabilitation Case Worker

Davidson-Davie Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of  Davidson-Davie Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

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