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Social Sciences, Social Services, and Education


If you like working with people, explore classes and careers related to criminal justice, education, human behavior, society and cultures, human services, and more!

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Learn more about the different degrees & certificates.

  • Transfer Our transfer interest areas allow you to start a transfer degree at Lane, and finish at a four-year college or university with your bachelor's degree.
  • Associate A career-oriented degree program that prepares you to enter the workforce with your associate’s degree.
  • 1-yr certificate A short term training that prepares you to immediately start in an entry level position. Some students also use a 1-yr certificate as a starting point to earning their associate degree.

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I came into my own out at Lane. The more successful I was, the more confidence I got. All of my horizons opened up for me. It’s cool that you can take some education and what you like to do and turn it into a career that you love.

Amy Wilson
Human services classes lead to passion for service