Education, Public & Social Services

Are you friendly, patient, responsible, and caring? Do you enjoy expressing yourself and finding creative solutions? A career in Education, Public & Social Services may be for you!

Career Options

  • Community Health Worker
  • Firefighter
  • Health Educator
  • Human Services Assistant
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Paramedic
  • Police Officer
  • Post-Prison Health Worker
  • Pre-school Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Youth Worker
 
More than 5,000 jobs in public service and social services will be added in the San Francisco Bay Area by 2024 CCSF can help you explore, prepare, and advance with meaningful careers in education, public service, and social services. More than 5,000 jobs in these fields will be added to the San Francisco Bay Area by 2024. Whether you are looking to build your skills in firefighting, teaching, or health education, the San Francisco Bay Area’s best community college Education, Public & Social Services programs are at CCSF. For more information and examples of job salaries, click here.
 

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Credit Programs by Department

Credit Program Units Required Career Match Codes AA/AS/Certificate/ Credit/NonCredit Website
Administration of Justice and Fire Science
Administration of Justice 15-21 E/R AS/AS-T/Cert./Credit Administration of Justice and Fire Science
Company Officer 12 R/I Cert./Credit Administration of Justice and Fire Science
Criminal and Constitutional Law 15 E/R Cert./Credit Administration of Justice and Fire Science
Fire Protection 15 R/S Cert./Credit Administration of Justice and Fire Science
Fire Science Technology 27 R/I AS/Credit Administration of Justice and Fire Science
Firefighter 1 Academy 21-26 R/S Cert./Credit Administration of Justice and Fire Science
Art
Art History 21 A/E/S AA-T/Credit Art
Studio Arts 24 A/R/E AA-T/Credit Art
Biology
Biological Sciences 47 I/R/S AS/Cert./Credit Biology
Biology 35-39 I/R/A AS-T/Credit Biology
Environmental Science 34-40 I/R/S AS/Credit Biology
Chemistry
Chemistry 52 I/R/C Cert./Credit Chemistry
Child Development and Family Studies
Child and Adolescent Development 19-21 S/A/C AA-T/Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development and Family Studies 30 A/S AS/Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development: Administration 18 E/S Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development: Family Childcare 6 A/S Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development: Infant/Toddler Care 18 A/S Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development: Pre-Teacher 15 A/S Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development: Professional Development & Advocacy 16 E/S Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development: School-Age Care 18 S/C/A Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development: Violence Intervention in Early Childhood 18 E/S/A Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Child Development: Youth Worker 24 E/S Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Early Childhood Education 24 A/S AS-T/Credit Child Development and Family Studies
ECE Associate Teacher 12 S/A/E Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
ECE Practitioner 18 S/A/C Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Introduction to Special Education 8 S/A/C Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Special Education: ECE Intervention 18 S/A/E Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Special Education: TK-12 18 S/I/A Cert./Credit Child Development and Family Studies
Communications Studies
Communications Studies 18 A/S/E AA-T/Credit Communications Studies
Earth Sciences
Environmental Studies 30-27 I/R/C AS/Credit Earth Sciences
Geographical Information Systems 9 I/R/E Cert./Credit Earth Sciences
Geography 19 I/S/E AA-T/Credit Earth Sciences
Geology 30 I/R/C AS-T/Credit Earth Sciences
Oceanography 39-46 I/R/E AS/Credit Earth Sciences
English
Creative Writing 15 A/S/I Cert./Credit English
English 15/18 S/A/E AA/AA-T/Cert./Credit English
Health Care Technology
Paramedic 54.5 R/I AS/Cert./Credit Health Care Technology
Health Education
Community Health Worker 20 E/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Community Health Worker Elder Advocate Specialist 21 S/I/E Cert./Credit Health Education
Community Health Worker HIV/Hepatitis Navigation Specialist 22 S/I/E Cert./Credit Health Education
Community Health Worker Youth Advocate Specialist 22 E/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Drug & Alcohol Studies 39.5 E/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Health Care Interpreter 16 A/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Health Education 20-21 S/E/A AS/Credit Health Education
Nutrition Assistant 19.5 I/S Cert./Credit Health Education
Public Health Science 33-34 S/I/E AS-T/Credit Health Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
Critical Pacific Island & Oceana Studies 23-24 S/I/A AA/Credit Interdisciplinary Studies
Diversity and Social Justice 5 E/I/S Cert./Credit Interdisciplinary Studies
Social Justice Studies 18-22 S/E/I AA-T/Credit Interdisciplinary Studies
Trauma Prevention & Recovery 18 S/E/I Cert./Credit Interdisciplinary Studies
Labor and Community Studies
Labor and Community Studies 24 E/S AS/Credit Labor and Community Studies
Latin American and Latino/a Studies
Latin American and Latino/a Studies 21/12 S/I/A AA/Cert./Credit Latin American and Latino/a Studies
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies 21 S/I/A AA/Credit Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Library Information Techonology
Library Information Techonology 17-18 C/S/E AS/Cert./Credit Library Information Techonology
Music
Computers and Music 15-16 R/A/E Cert./Credit Music
Music Technology 16 R/A/E Cert./Credit Music
Physical Education and Dance
African Heritage Performance 17 A/S/R Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Classical Dance Performance 17 A/S/R Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Dance Aerobics and Fitness 17 S/A/R Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Social Dance 17 A/R/E Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Yoga 16 S/R/E Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Various
Liberal Studies 18 S/A/I AA/AS/Credit Various
Women's Studies
Sexual Health Educator 16 E/S Cert./Credit Women's Studies
World Languages and Cultures
World Languages and Culture various A/S/E AA/AA-T/Cert./Credit World Languages and Cultures

Non-Credit Programs by Department

Non-credit Program Hours Required Career Match Codes AA/AS/Certificate/ Credit/NonCredit Website
Child Development and Family Studies
Introduction to Child Development Careers 85-144 E/S/A Cert./NonCredit Child Development and Family Studies


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