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Social Services, AAS

Location(s): Salem Campus

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Estimated costs for students who complete the courses listed below are Tuition, $99 per credit; books, $3,910; class fees, $21 per practicum course; differential fee, $10 per credit; universal fee, $37 per credit; and equipment and supplies, $325; measles vaccine: cost varies per provider. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 503.399.5018 to find out if you qualify for help with these costs.

The Social Services AAS degree program trains students for employment in social service agencies. These agencies provide services in areas such as crisis counseling, employment, housing, mental health, corrections, and advocacy.

The curriculum includes courses in personal growth, interviewing, counseling, assessment, and case management.

An associate of applied science degree is awarded upon successful completion of the required 95 credit hours with a grade of “C” or better in WR 121  and all Human Service courses. 25 credits of practicum are required.


*Practicum must equal a total of 25 credits of supervised field work at two different sites, each of which is at least two terms long.

+Meets related instruction requirements.

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