Human Services Generalist


About This Program

Human Services is designed for students interested in helping people to help themselves with problems of psychological or social survival. The clients generally have problems of survival that the realistic goal is to help an individual or group learn how to function effectively in today’s world.

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Degrees & Credits

A.A.S. Degree (60 credits)

Mesabi Range - Virginia

Program Features

All courses designed to be delivered by distance learning: Zoom, Telepresence at Rainy River and Hibbing, and D2L.  Most classes will also be able to be attended In-person.

The A.A.S. program is designed to provide the training appropriate for beginning employment in a human services occupation. Students that are interested in obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Social Work will need to additionally obtain an A.A. degree in liberal arts for a streamlined transfer to a four-year university or college.

Meet the Faculty

Mary Kay Riendeau LADC, LSW, MSW

Human Services and Chemical Dependency Instructor

Bryan Johnson LADC, LSW, MSW

HS/ADDS Instructor

Additional Information


Minnesota North College does have specific transfer agreements with Social Work programs at the College of St. Scholastica and the University of Wisconsin-Superior leading to BSW degree. Agreements with other colleges are possible.