Benefits Program Specialist - Certificate | Thomas Nelson Community College

Benefits Program Specialist - Certificate

Thomas Nelson campus offices in Hampton and Williamsburg remain closed to the public through at least May 1. Classes have resumed through virtual, or alternative delivery, and the College has moved to a telework environment. Student services are available online. Current students may now register online for summer and fall classes. Open registration begins March 30. Visit tncc.edu/emergency-preparedness for more information.

 

03/25/2020 - 4:53pm
Benefits Program Specialist - Certificate
Program Details
Credential: 
Career Studies Certificate
Academic Division: 
Public Safety, Allied Health and Human Services

Serve the community. Become an asset to the community and help those in need as a benefits program specialist.

The career studies certificate program includes several courses in human services including communication skills and professional skill development. You’ll also benefit from hands-on training with a coordinated internship. 

Possibilities 

The employment opportunities in the Human Services field are vast and expected to grow as the elderly population grows and the needs of impaired populations continue to increase. Explore options in fields such as social work, counseling, mental health care and more. Graduates with experience in this field become:

  • drug and alcohol rehabilitation technicians
  • nursing home aides
  • community development assistants
  • counseling or social service assistants
  • childcare workers
  • eligibility interviewers for government programs
  • mental health counselors
  • human service assistants
  • substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors
  • teacher assistants
  • case management aides
  • adult daycare workers

Career Exploration

Learn more about a career in this field, how much it typically pays, what the demand is, and how your education can help you become qualified.

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