You're passionate about improving others' lives—whether you're educating young minds or observing human interaction, you can begin making a difference with our Social Services and Education Pathway.

After earning a degree or certificate in this Pathway, you could go directly to work or continue on at a university.

Social Services & Education Programs

  • Early Childhood Education

    Do you want to be an exceptional teacher for children? By studying at SPSCC, you will be a part of a diverse group of students who want to be part of teaching children between ages birth and 8.

  • Education

    Can you think of a teacher or professor that made a big impact on your life? If you're considering becoming an educator, exploring education at SPSCC is a good first step to earning your bachelor’s or master’s degree.

  • Parent Education

    Parenting Education classes help parents and caregivers become more effective and satisfied in their roles by helping them understand child behavior. Take part in a long-standing, successful program in alignment with area co-ops.

  • Psychology

    Are you curious about why people act the way they do? Studies in Psychology develop skills that benefit interpersonal relationships and can lay the foundation for a future career in a variety of fields.

  • Social Work

    Do you have a deep sense of compassion and justice? As a social worker, you will operate within a broad range of job settings and duties in a career that is challenging, rewarding, and in demand.

  • Sociology

    How are people influenced by society, and how is society created and shaped by people? By studying Sociology, you will explore human interactions and social institutions, and examine the way people and groups relate to each other.

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