human services

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Are you interested in helping individuals, groups and communities? The Human Services program at Gateway may be for you! Our program provides you with the knowledge and skills to qualify for entry-level positions in agencies that provide social, educational, advocacy, substance abuse and mental health services.

Transfer Opportunities –Our students are prepared for Bachelor’s degrees. Our transfer opportunities allow you to start your coursework at Gateway and complete your Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Addiction Counseling and related fields.

In December of 2017, 13 Gateway alumni graduated from the Bachelor of Social Work program at Northern Kentucky University.

  • 54% graduated with the Summa Cum Laude Distinction (3.9-4.0 GPA)
  • 23% graduated with the Magna Cum Laude Distinction (3.75-3.899 GPA)

Affordable Learning - Start Here, Go Anywhere!

  • Gateway’s tuition per credit hour for in-state students is $162 compared to $390 at NKU
  • A student saves around $14,592 in tuition compared to if they started at NKU for their first two academic years
  • Students are eligible for the KCTCS Scholars Award - $2,500 - to use towards their Bachelor’s degree if they earn over a 3.0 GPA (or higher) while at Gateway

Where do our student work?

Children, Inc.
Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky
Brighton Center
Women Helping Women
Northern Kentucky Community
Action Commission
Family Nurturing Center

Family Promise of Northern Kentucky
Life Learning Center
NorthKey Community Care
Mental Health America
United Ministries
Volunteers of America-Midstates
Transitions, Inc. 
SUN Behavioral Health

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