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Basic Social Services


This program teaches the values and ethics of the social services profession, as well as the skills needed to work effectively with individuals and groups. You will learn the principles of social and economic justice, and will receive instruction in the importance of recognizing diversity in the delivery of social services.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


West Campus

Contact Information

Division of Humanities & Social Sciences
Dean: 520.206.3375
Information Sessions


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers. Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Social & Community Services Manager $53,160
Child, Family & School Social Workers $35,951
Healthcare Social Workers $55,271
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $34.080

Academic Options

Pursue other Social Services certificates and degrees

Program/Major Codes: CRTSOCIALSRV/SSC
Gainful Employment Disclosure

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