AAS Degree Programs

AAS - Associate in Applied Science

  • WakeTech Course ID: A45380

    The Human Services Technology curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies that provide social, community, and educational services.

    Classes are offered seated, hybrid and online. Some courses are not offered in the online format, thus the degree cannot be accomplished completely online.

  • WakeTech Course ID: A4538C

    The Human Services Technology/Mental Health concentration prepares students for job opportunities in the mental health field. The curriculum enables students to understand culturally and emotionally handicapped, developmentally disabled, or addicted clients through a variety of models and diagnoses.

    Classes are offered seated, hybrid and online. Some courses are not offered in the online format, thus the degree cannot be accomplished completely online.

  • WakeTech Course ID: A4583E

    The Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse concentration prepares students to assist in drug and alcohol counseling, prevention-oriented educational activities, rehabilitation with recovering clients, managing community-based programs, counseling in residential facilities, and pursuit of four-year degrees.

    Course work includes classroom and experiential activities oriented toward an overview of chemical dependency, psychological/sociological process, the twelve Core Functions, intervention techniques with individuals in groups, and follow-up activities with recovering clients.

    Graduates should qualify for positions as substance abuse counselors, DUI counselors, halfway house workers, residential facility employees, and substance education specialists. With educational and clinical experiences, graduates may be able to obtain certification by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board. Eligibility should be addressed directly with the board.

    Classes are offered seated, hybrid and online. Some courses are not offered in the online format, thus the degree cannot be accomplished completely online.