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.
The bachelor’s degree in Human Services builds on foundation courses with additional field placements. The result: you’ll graduate as a professional able to meet the needs of a diverse community. The expansion of the adult day care system, growth in group homes and residential care facilities, and the accommodation for people who are handicapped or mentally ill, emphasizes the need for qualified professionals with a degree in Human Services. You’ll have the skills necessary for jobs in management and leadership and you’ll be prepared for a lifetime of learning.
Field placements lets you put your academic know-how to the test. They give you an opportunity to gauge your interest and apply your skills. They give potential employers a chance to determine if you’re a good fit.
Recent internships have included:
- 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 Human Services Career
Below are a few typical positions for a Human Services graduate:
- Case Manager.
- Substance Abuse Counselor
- Juvenile Counselor
- Child Life Specialist
- Juvenile Probation Officer
- Behavioral Management Aide
- Correctional Counselor
- Rehabilitation Counselor
- Full Time