The Human Services program is designed to prepare students to work with people of all ages. The curriculum is organized around a core of courses that provide skills and knowledge needed by human service workers. In addition to the General Human Services degree, there is one Associate in Science (AS) degree specialization in Substance Abuse Counseling.
The AS in Human Services with the Substance Abuse Counseling Specialization counts for 2000 of the 6000-hour work requirement for CSAC by the State of Hawaii, Alcohol, and Drug Abuse Division of the Department of Health. The Certificate of Completion in SAC I and II fulfill the educational requirements for State of Hawaii CSAC certification. Students must complete the Certificate of Completion in Substance Abuse Counseling (21 credits) with a minimum C grade or better in each course.