Social Services Technology

Social Services Technology Fundamentals

If you are interested in helping people function more effectively in their environments and in improving the quality of life in society, then social work offers a promising career.

  • Core social services curriculum focuses on specific issues, such as:
    • aging
    • addiction
    • poverty
    • helping skills
    • workplace competencies
  • Option to use this as a “Step Up” program to pursue bachelor’s degree in social work
  • Additional specialized training available through two certificate programs - Gerontological Social Services and Therapeutic Activities

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Akron Advantage

Wayne College is a regional campus of The University of Akron, and offers the first two years of general bachelor’s degree courses for students who plan to complete their degrees at the Akron campus or at another four-year university. The general education transfer program also leads to the associate of arts degree or the associate of science degree.

Curriculum Guide

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Social Services Technology

Contact: Jane Roberts

Career Opportunities

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in social services technology paves the way to career opportunities in a wide variety of social service
organizations to help:

  • families
  • children and adolescents
  • the elderly
  • persons struggling with addictions
  • individuals with disabilities

Career Outlook

Social and human service assistants are among the fastest-growing occupations in the economy.

Wayne College Career Services

Career Services creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to: 

  • career-planning assistance
  • job search resources
  • computer stations for resume writing and employment research

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Phone: 330-972-7111
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