Students graduating from this program are eligible for positions in several areas in the human services field with children, adolescents, young adults/adults, and senior citizens. The graduating student may serve people with: developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health issues, substance abuse, traumatic brain injuries, and medical conditions. Students who may be interested in social work, sociology, psychology, or similar health or social areas may want to consider this program as a well-rounded educational base for these areas of study.

In 1996, the Minnesota legislature approved this program as meeting the educational criteria for obtaining the equivalent of Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP).

Job Search

Below are external websites that provide important career information and current job postings. These sites are not part of Alexandria Technical & Community College, and the college has no responsibility for the content of the sites listed.

Possible Job Titles

Direct Service Worker, Job Coach, Group Home Worker, or Designated Coordinator