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Human Services Technology

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College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Human Services Technology (HST) program will prepare you to work in a variety of settings while helping others lead more satisfying, autonomous and productive lives.

The program emphasizes experiential learning and offers liberal arts education, human service courses and specialty courses through a combination of classroom, online, laboratory and work-based training.

Employment opportunities include positions in:

  • Mental health
  • Childcare
  • Family and social services
  • Rehabilitation
  • Correction and educational agencies

You may also choose to continue your education through a variety of transfer programs at other colleges and universities.


See the links below for program-specific admission requirements and other information regarding our program.

Human Services Technology
Admission Fact Sheet  
HSWP Admission Comparison Grid  


Occupational Outlook Handbook

National Service for Human Services