Human Services Career Cluster


The Human Services Career Cluster focuses on preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care services, and consumer services.  

Salary and job descriptions for select careers in this cluster:

Child, Family and School Social Worker

Mental Health Counselor

Certifications offered:

  • AISD Elementary Substitute Certificate
  • Barbicide Certified
  • Community Health Worker Certification 
  • Cosmetology Operator License
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED First Aid
  • OSHA-10 hr. Certification (General)
  • Paraeducator Certificate (Austin ISD)
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome Certificate
  • Texas Food Handlers License

Campuses with Programs in Human Services

CTE Programs of Study/Offered Courses

Family and Community Services

  • Principles of Human Services
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Counseling and Mental Health
  • Practicum in Human Services

Cosmetology and Personal Care Services

  • Principles of Cosmetology Design and Color Theory
  • Microbiology and Safety for Cosmetology Careers
  • Introduction to Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology I & II/Lab