Human Services Associate
Human Services Associate
Associate Degree
60 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Flexible Learning Options

Explore MyEdChoice classes. You can attend in-person or online because this option allows you to choose how you attend each class and does not lock you into one format. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:

What You’ll Learn

“Helping a person will not necessarily change the world, but it will change the world for that person.” – Unknown

We live in challenging times. From political unrest and natural disasters to unemployment and homelessness, the difficulties and demands of these situations affect individuals and families both locally and around the world.

With an associate degree in Human Services from Blackhawk, you can become an advocate for the individuals and communities that are facing such issues and help change the world. BTC’s Human Services Associate program provides a comprehensive range of training geared towards social agencies, counseling centers, educational institutions, or correctional facilities. The curriculum combines the fundamentals of psychology, stress management, conflict management, and social problems with specialized study opportunities and real-world training. Plus, if your goal is to continue on to a bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling or other related fields, our Human Services associate’s degree program is an excellent foundation for you. 

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Case Manager
Community Support Worker
Substance Abuse Counselor
Outreach Worker
Prevention Manager

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.

Human Services Associate

Blackhawk Technical College offers a variety of options for students who want to achieve a four-year degree.

Existing transfer agreements

Concordia University (University Center Partner)

  • Bachelor's in Social Work

Marian University

  • B.S. Social Work

Upper Iowa University

  • B.S. Human Services


  • Social Work Major; Human and Social Services Minor

Additional Program Information

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