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Social and Human Services

Make a Difference for People Facing Change and Challenges

For the health and safety of our community, the college is serving students and the community remotely through July 31. Some college offices may partially reopen to the public on Aug. 10.

Employees are serving students and the community remotely during this time. Please check back for updates on this website for access to services available online, by email, or phone.

The summer and fall class schedules are online at edcc.edu/schedule. Summer quarter classes begin July 1. 

  • 100% online instruction for ALL classes (with some exceptions) for summer quarter.
  • Exception: Classes with a hands-on component could be offered throughout the quarter. Strict social distancing guidelines will be followed.

All college updates, resources, and information about COVID-19 is available at edcc.edu/coronavirus. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

An education in social and human services can lead you in many interesting directions — from alcohol and chemical dependency counseling to senior services and activities specialist.

The job opportunities are endless, helping people of all ages with emotional, mental, physical, and economic difficulties in a wide variety of settings and facilities. The degree programs include supervised work experience at community chemical dependency or human service agencies.

About Social and Human Services at Edmonds College

Our department has developed and offered a variety of innovative programs in the human services field for more than 30 years. We are proud of our many graduates, who are now helping people of all ages in social service programs, in counseling and treatment centers.

Students gain the knowledge, skills, and values needed to succeed as professionals. Explore the opportunities — from skill updates for current professionals, career changes, and certificate or degree programs for students who are new to the field.