Health and Human Services
Help Make a Difference in Your Community
The Health and Human Services (HHS) Division at Edmonds Community College offers great programs to help you get started in a career helping people. You can earn a degree, transfer credits to a four-year college, or quickly spiff up your resume and get ahead by enrolling in a certificate program.
The mission of the Health and Human Services Division is to prepare our students, through innovative and comprehensive educational programs, to work as community and business partners to address the educational, health, community services, and human services needs within our diverse community.
Careers include: Activities Director | Alcohol/Chemical Dependency Counselor | Certified Nursing Assistant | Early Childhood Educator | Emergency Manager | Family Support Specialist | Health Unit Coordinator/Unit Secretary | Human Services Professional | Occupational Safety and Health Technician | Paralegal | Parent Mentor | Patient Care Technician | Pharmacy Technician | Senior Services and Activities Specialist
- Allied Health Education
- Early Childhood Education
- Emergency Management and Business Continuity
- Alcohol and Chemical Dependency
- Family Life Education
- Family Support Studies
- Fire Officer Degree
- Occupational Safety and Health
- Physical Education
- Social and Human Services
These programs offer two-year transfer degrees, AAS-T degrees, ATA degrees and one year certificates. Some students return to take one or more classes to enhance their job status. The division works closely with employers to offer customized educational opportunities.