Human Services prepares students in pursuit of careers related to families and human needs. It emcompases many careers in which a person will work with diverse populations and build relationships with the people in the community they serve. Human Services focus on prevention and problem solving as well as helping to improve the community at large.


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  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

Job Ideas

  • Elementary Teacher
  • Child Care Worker
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
  • School Counselors
  • Marriage Child and Family Counselors
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Dietician
  • Geriatric Services
  • Leisure Activities Coordinator
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Cosmetologists
  • Music Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Personal and Home Care
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Financial Planner
  • Event Specialist
Associate Degrees

  • Anthropology
  • Applied Science
  • Business Administration
  • Community Health
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Geography
  • Health Education
  • History & Political Science
  • Human Services
  • Liberal Arts
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication
College Majors

  • Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Gerontology
  • Communications
  • Behavior Sciences
  • Cognitive Science
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Social Work
  • Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Services
  • Urban Studies
  • Work & Family Studies
  • Translations
Industry Certificates

  • Community Health Worker
  • Activity Director
  • Customer Service (online)
  • Library Assistant
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Non Profit Board Development
  • Project Management Specialist
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Therapeutic Massage
Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

Suggested District 211 Coursework – Human Services
Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.


After School Connections

  • Future Educators of America
  • Cosmetology Club
  • Fresh Mentors
  • Restorative Justice
  • Best Buddies
  • Business Professionals of America
  • Forensics
  • Cultural Awarenes Club
  • S.A.D.D.
  • Foreign Exchange Club
  • Service Club
  • Student Council
  • Varsity Club
  • TRUST
  • Peer Mediators
  • Family Career & Community Leaders of America
  • ICompete
  • VAMP
  • Viking Ambassadors
  • PAVE
  • SOS
  • NHS,
  • Students Helping Others
  • Health Professionals
  • Diversity Club
  • International Club
  • Partners Club
  • Psychology club

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1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

My Four-Year Plan

This is a basic overview of the minimum coursework needed for graduation.

*Graduation requirement

A minimum of eighteen academic units of credit is required for graduation. This includes the courses indicated in the above chart plus at least one credit from the Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Music or World Language Departments.

Additional information regarding requirements for graduation and college entrance:

My Four-Year Plan – Hoffman Estates High School

This is a basic overview of the minimum coursework needed for graduation.

*Graduation requirement

A minimum of eighteen academic units of credit is required for graduation. This includes the courses indicated in the above chart plus at least one credit from the Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Music or World Language Departments.

Additional information regarding requirements for graduation and college entrance:


Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.