This Career Cluster includes, but is not limited to studies in education, counseling, cosmetology/barbering, and mortuary science. Students with a solid background in math, science, technical skills, and communication have the opportunity to pursue a career in Human Services.
Location of Program Offerings
- Breithaupt Career and Technical Center (BCTC)
- Crockett Career and Technical Center (CCTC)
Program(s) of Study
- Cosmetology (BCTC/CCTC)
- Wayne State University
- Henry Ford Community College
- Oakland Community College
- University of Detroit Mercy
- Michigan College of Beauty
Upon graduation, students have the option of pursuing postsecondary education or entering the workforce in career areas such as: Teaching, School/Career Counselor, Social/Human Service Assistant, Barber/Cosmetologist, an Funeral Director just to name a few.
Analysts predict an average increase of 18% for individuals employed with the Human Services industry within the next 10 years.
|Career Options||2008 Statistics||Projected 2018 Statistics||Median Salary||% Change|
|Social/Human Service Assistant||352,000||431,500||$27,280||23% Increase|
|Funeral Director||30,000||33,600||$52,210||12% Increase|