The human services certificate will help students learn the skills that pertain to helping people, such as conflict management, goal-setting, and active listening. Students will also learn how to help individuals and families cope effectively with stress.
This certificate is offered by BYU-Idaho, with
Essential Knowledge and Skills
- Effectively communicate principles pertaining to helping individuals and families in distress.
- Apply effective interpersonal skills pertaining to human service work.
- Human services assistant
- Juvenile services
- Childcare worker/teacher
- Social and human service assistant
- Psychiatric technician
- Personal care aide
- Case aide
Or, search for jobs requiring the skills obtained in this certificate, such as communication, problem solving, leadership, conflict resolution, or customer service.
Why choose this certificate?
The human services certificate emphasizes the development of employable skills, such as effective communication and other interpersonal skills related to helping those in need. These skills can help students obtain employment in a variety of work settings, such as human services and other positions that emphasize interpersonal communication (e.g., sales, customer service, etc.). The human services certificate will provide students with a deeper understanding of principles that are pivotal in helping individuals and families respond effectively to stress and hardship.
BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Most degrees have a