This degree will prepare current licensed providers and students who wish to become licensed providers with the essential knowledge to support people with all different types of disabilities under the new waiver program. Students with this degree will be prepared to meet the training requirements to support people with disabilities in most levels of the new waiver redesign.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment for human service professionals is expected to grow by 25 percent in the decade 2010 to 2020. This is faster than the average for all occupations the BLS tracks. This growth is predicated on increased demand for health care and social services. The demographic shift of baby boomers aging will result in increased demand for geriatric services and social services accessed by retirees. Growth will vary by specialty.
What Hours Would I Work?
Employees usually work day, night, during the week and weekends.
Where Can I Live?
Community and Provider Services Professionals can live anywhere in the nation.