Family Support Services
What kind of work can I do if I follow this career path?
Here are some ideas depending on the certificate or degree you pursue!
- Parenting Coach
- Home Visitor with children and families
- Child Welfare Caseworker
- Head Start Family Advocate
Salary Range: $25,350- $35,000 (salary estimates may vary and are based on 2022 information from the State of Oregon Employment Department)
What Degree/Certificate can I achieve and how much will it cost?
|Type of Degree/Certificate||Approximate Cost|
|Family Support Services Certificate of Completion (includes cost of Career Pathways Certificate)||$7,800|
|Family Support Services Associate of Applied Science Degree (includes cost of all certificates above)||$13,000|
How long will I be in school?
Our programs are flexible to meet the needs of students who are working, raising families, and just managing life. We have students who will take one or two classes at a time and we have other students who go full-time with 3-5 classes each term.
- For a certificate, if you attend full time, you will be in classes 2-5 terms
- For the Associate degree if you attend full time you will be in classes 6-7 terms
How are classes offered?
This innovative program combines coursework from the Early Childhood & Elementary Education department in early childhood development and coursework in the Human Services department. Classes are a combination of online, hybrid, and in-person format.
¿Tienes clases en español?
No tenemos clases en español en este momento.
I am interested! How can I find out more or get started?
Learn more about our programs at a free, drop-in, zoom Information Session.
1st Tuesday of every month, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
1st Thursday of every month, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
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