Health and Human Services Training Online
You see the value in community programs and community outreach. You’re interested in connecting people to services that can help them. And you’d love to be on a team that aids people in improving their lives. So read on and consider this field.
As a UMA health and human services student online, you’ll learn how to listen to people with challenging life situations, research relevant services to help them, connect them with those vital services and more. In this field, you could support clients of all ages from children to the elderly. You could help make a world of difference. Let’s talk about it.
Why should I earn my associate degree from UMA?
Earning an associate degree from UMA may impact your future by making you stand out to employers and providing you with a strong educational platform to pursue a new career. Let us help you gain the job skills needed to work in healthcare so you are prepared to seek some of the 2.3 million new jobs that are projected through 2026.1
Our programs include 24/7 tech support that helps you become comfortable with computers and in the online classroom. Receive guidance from your instructors and learn what it takes to pursue a career in the fast growing healthcare industry.1 Outside the classroom, our career services team gets you interview ready so you can pursue your new career.
According to independent research published by Georgetown University, associate degree holders on average earn $400,000 more over their lifetimes compared to the earnings for someone with just a high school diploma.2 An associate degree can open doors to lifelong learning and set the groundwork for future promotions. Let UMA help you change your future.
Job outlook for health and human services.
People who earn a degree in health and human services may pursue entry-level positions such as community coordinator, family support worker, human services program specialist, outreach specialist, social services assistant and more. Possible work environments include child services, veteran outreach organizations, elder care agencies, mental health facilities and public health departments, among others. This career field is projected to grow 16% from 2016 to 2026.3
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