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HUMAN SERVICES AT JACKSON COLLEGE

The Human Services Pathway at Jackson College includes a variety of behavioral sciences programs, psychology programs, social worker programs and more. Each program is arranged into a clear path to start your human services education at Jackson College and earn an associate degree, certificate, or prepare to transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor’s degree.

The Human Services Pathway at Jackson College includes a variety of behavioral sciences programs, psychology programs, social worker programs and more. Each program is arranged into a clear path to start your human services education at Jackson College and earn an associate degree, certificate, or prepare to transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor’s degree.

HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM

Jackson College offers a variety of courses to begin your training in a wide array of human services programs. Through various credit and non-credit classes offered each year, students can get a quality education taught by dedicated instructors, to learn skills for their desired career path. Flexible scheduling allows students to take behavioral sciences, corrections, law enforcement, social work, and psychology classes online or in person. Find the program that meets your career goals and talk to an admissions representative to get started.

Human Services Programs

Behavioral Sciences

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Behavioral Science is exploring and understanding the effects of human actions and relationships between individuals in the family, workplace, and society. If you have a passion for helping people, working in the human services field is a rewarding career.

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Corrections

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Corrections officers oversee individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or have been sentenced to time in jail or prison. They work to maintain order within jails or prisons, supervise activities of inmates, report on inmate conduct, help in rehabilitation or counseling of offenders.

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Law Enforcement

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Personnel in law enforcement perform a variety of services to help protect the public and maintain order. They may perform a variety of functions, including: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; or apprehend and arrest suspect.

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Psychology

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Psychology is the natural science of behavior and mental activity. A career in psychology encourages curiosity, creativity, and an emphasis on using scientific strategies to discover and confirm the causes and developmental patterns of behavior.

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Social Work

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Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Students planning a career in social work will learn to identify problems affecting individuals and their environment, become more aware and sensitive to issues of race, ethnicity, religion and gender.

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FINANCIAL AID

At Jackson College, total commitment to student success matters. No student should hesitate to apply to Jackson College because of financial circumstances. Jackson Colleges offers scholarships and financial aid to help students and their families seek, obtain, and make the best use of all financial resources available to reach their educational goals. Contact admissions to see if you qualify.

Grants  
By completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), students automatically apply for the major federal grant programs.

Loans
Almost all students qualify for loans, regardless of family income. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours in an eligible program for financial aid.

Scholarships
Many students can qualify for scholarships, with opportunities for financial need, merit based, and for students with disabilities.

Work Study
Provides students with financial need the chance to work part-time jobs on campus to help pay for their education expenses.


Student Employment
Student employment is now open to all students where opportunities are available.
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STUDENT LIFE

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Jackson College strives to enhance students’ educational experience by sponsoring diverse social, cultural and leadership development activities.

We seek to promote active learning both inside and outside the classroom with an emphasis on building friendships and having fun.

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