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There are no classes from November 23-27, 2022. Classes resume on November 28, 2022.
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Social / Behavioral Sciences and Human Services

Are you interested in working closely with your community to help those in need? Many students who graduate with a degree in human services pursue careers in social work, counseling, rehabilitation treatment, and other mental health fields.

Many of our graduates save money and take Ramapo classes on the PCCC campus. Learn how you can earn your bachelor’s degree from Ramapo through this unique partnership.

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Which Program is Right For You?

What Jobs Can I Get?

You can get some entry-level jobs right after graduation. Others will require a Bachelor’s Degree.

Median Salary *
$48,520

Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals,…

* National Data Shown (NJ data not available)

Median Salary in NJ
$76,410

Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from…

Median Salary *
$48,520

Counsel and advise individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health, with an emphasis on prevention. May help…

* National Data Shown (NJ data not available)

Median Salary in NJ
$80,540

Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities…

Median Salary in NJ
$66,440

Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include…

Median Salary in NJ
$78,430

Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems….

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Delia Casamenti, Psychology

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