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Human Services at Luzerne County Community College

What traits are you looking for in a human services school? To help you decide if Luzerne County Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's human services program.

Luzerne County Community College is located in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania and approximately 4,920 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Human Services section at the bottom of this page.

Luzerne County Community College Human Services Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Human Services (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Human Services

Online Classes Are Available at Luzerne County Community College

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Luzerne County Community College offers distance education options for human services at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Luzerne County Community College Human Services Rankings

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Human Services Student Demographics at Luzerne County Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the human services majors at Luzerne County Community College.

Luzerne County Community College Human Services Associate’s Program

80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 20% of human services associate's degrees went to men and 80% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in human services only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Luzerne County Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 7% more women than average.

Luzerne County Community College Gender Breakdown of Human Services Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in human services at Luzerne County Community College are white. Around 70% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Luzerne County Community College with a associate's in human services.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Human Services Majors at Luzerne County Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Human Services Grads May Go Into

A degree in human services can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Luzerne County Community College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Social and Human Service Assistants 18,480 $34,320
Social and Community Service Managers 8,300 $65,620
Community and Social Service Specialists 1,230 $50,810

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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