The School of Public and Human Services offers students high-quality instruction in education and public and human service, providing personal enrichment opportunities, varied career pathways, strong community partnerships, and transfer opportunities.

For information about General Education as a component of our degree programs, please visit General Education on our college catalog website.

Degree Programs

Liberal Arts and Sciences: Adolescence Education AS 

Liberal Arts and Sciences: Childhood Education AS 

Certificate Programs

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Public & Human Services Microcredentials

Micro-credentials are are groups of three to five courses that can be taken as a standalone program or can be stacked to earn a degree or certificate. We offer a microcredential in Financial Crime Investigation.

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Non-College Credit Course Options

Please Note: These courses are not part of a college certificate or degree program and students enrolled in these programs are not eligible for Financial Aid. For more information, please visit MVCC’s Corporate and Community Education.
  • CPR/AED for Lifeguard/Professional Rescuer
  • NYS Security Guard Training
  • Dignity for All Students
  • Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting
  • SAVE School Violence Prevention
  • First Aid/CPR for Childcare Providers
  • Online Certificate in Online Teaching
  • Online Certificate in Learning Styles

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Public & Human Services

Contact School of Public and Human Services

Picture of DeanSheila Flihan, Dean

Payne Hall 345, Utica Campus
(315) 792-5629

Contact Your Student Support Advisor

Student Last Names  A-G

Picture of SSA Robin Saxe
(315) 731-5813

Student Last Names  H-P

Picture of SSA Monica Brown-Hodkinson
(315) 731-5751

Student Last Names Q-Z

Dan Eddy
(315) 792-5380

General office location: Utica PH104B & Rome PC130

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