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Associate in Arts Degree and
Certificate of Completion Programs
(Approved December 2011 by the California Community Colleges State Chancellor’s Office)
The Public and Human Services Program at Berkeley City College
The Public and Human Services program enables you to participate as a full team member, maintain currency in the rapidly changing field of health and human services, and advance in this field over time. Health and human services theory, policy, and practice are embedded in the Public and Human Services program. You gain valuable up-to-date knowledge while obtaining critical on-the-job experience. You have the option of completing the minimum requirements to receive a Certificate of Achievement or complete both the minimum requirements and general education requirements to obtain an Associate in Arts Degree.
Students enrolled in the Public and Human Services Program at Berkeley City College recount their educational experiences in the program, explain why they chose this field of study, discuss what they are learning and give advice to prospective students considering the PHS program.