Human Services

Serving those in need

Human Services

Serving those in need

Human Services

Serving those in need

The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for the role of support personnel in the hospital, clinical, home health care agencies, mail-order and retail pharmacies. Working under the direction of a licensed pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians provide assistance to the pharmacist in a variety of tasks involving the packaging, distribution, compounding, labeling, and recording of drugs.

The Skagit Valley College Human Services Program is an approved academic provider through the NAADAC—National Association for Addiction Professionals. This status identifies the program as meeting nationally approved standards of education developed for the alcoholism and drug abuse counseling field.

Program participants are assured that the contact hours or CEUs provided will be accepted toward national credentialing by the NAADAC and by many of the individual state licensing/certification bodies.

The Human Services program prepares you to serve people in need through community social service organizations. Our program has a core of courses that all students complete for the ATA degree in either the Generalist or Substance Use Disorder emphasis.

Program Catalog Information
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Program Options

The Human Services ATA degree provides a generalist education for employment in a wide variety of social service agencies.  You’ll learn about human behavior and social problems and how individuals interface with systems to address these issues.

The Substance Use Disorder emphasis program is available for students interested in focusing their studies on Chemical Dependency rehabilitation. This Degree is designed for students who wish to fulfill the education requirements for certification as Chemical Dependency Professionals through the Department of Health in Washington State.

Degree Maps

Human Services-Generalist Emphasis, AAS
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Human Services-Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counseling Emphasis, AAS
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Certificate Options

Human Services Substance Use Disorder Counseling Certificate
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Program Courses and Costs

Course List
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Program Costs

Program cost information available for Certificate Options only

Gainful Employment Data

Substance Use Disorder Counseling
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