About Monroe College
Monroe College was founded in 1933 with a single goal: To educate men and women for a successful future. Monroe is recognized as a leader in providing a focused, career-oriented, quality education that integrates classroom learning with real-world experience. Monroe offers a range of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Monroe is more than a college. It is a family, a future, a path to your career. Students, instructors, and staff work together to reach their goals and to have each other’s backs. Monroe works with you to jumpstart your career from day one. The practical skills you learn, your internships, the relationships you build with employers in your field — they’re all focused on your future. At Monroe, everyone’s got your back. You’ll be given the information and skills needed to empower you, solve problems and make decisions in the real world. You’ll be better positioned to compete in the marketplace and forge a path of your very own. Monroe’s faculty and staff are wholly committed to your success. They will be your mentors, your advocates, your champions, and your cheerleaders, from the day you apply until the day you graduate and beyond. Rest assured, you will never feel lost in the crowd at Monroe.
Our Associate Degree in Human Services develops practitioners who are educated, ethical thinkers who can apply their knowledge to serving others in various aspects of society. Human services professionals work with both children and adults who are undergoing crisis or chronic situations. If you are a helper at heart, Human Services is the right field for you. Learning at Monroe takes place in the classroom … and in the field. That’s how you’ll gain the critical thinking and problem-solving skills you need to thrive in this challenging field.
Field placements let you put your academic know-how to the test. They give you the opportunity to gauge your interests and apply your skills. They give potential employers a chance to determine if you’re a good fit.
Recent placements include:
- New York City Department of Probation
- Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle
- Compassionate Care Hospice
- The Children’s Village
- ACDP Sedgwick Cornerstone Community Center
Your Future Career in Human Services
Below are a few typical positions for a Human Services graduate:
- Substance Abuse Counselor
- Juvenile Counselor
- Child Life Specialist.
- Correctional Counselor
- Rehabilitation Counselors.
- Full Time