Human Services (Social Justice Advocacy Option) AS



Human Services Social Justice
Human Services-Social Justice Advocacy Option, A.S.


The Human Services-Social Justice Advocacy Degree Option provides an interdisciplinary program that allows students to gain knowledge to ensure access, equity, and diversity in their future professions, within their future agencies, and in their communities. Safer and inclusive practices can transform communities in rural, suburban, and urban areas. Each social justice-focused course challenges participants to examine their personal biases and to develop social justice outcomes at the end of each class. Furthermore, the required internship course for this program provides students with the necessary skillset in networking and building professional partnerships. Students with an A.S. in Human Services-Social Justice Advocacy Option can transfer to 4-year degree program in Social Work, and pursue graduate studies in Social Work or Counseling. The required internship course in this degree option, coupled with classes in community health, psychology, and sociology assist graduates in expanding and deepening their critical thinking in preparation for careers in the helping profession.


What jobs can I get with this degree?

  • Environment Science and Protection Technician
  • Epidemiologist
  • Fundraiser
  • Health Educator
  • Probation Officer/Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • Public Interest Attorney
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Survey Researcher



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Contact Information

Denise Rossilli
Coordinator Assistant Professor
71 Sip Avenue (Room L420)
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-5351