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Human Services

SERVICE AREA: Human Services

Career Exploration Human Services Cluster IconDo you love helping people? A career in the wide-reaching career of human services could be for you. Careers in this cluster include those in community and social services, as well as in personal care and service occupations. According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, opportunities in this sector are expected to grow through 2028, in particular due to an aging population and a continued need for quality childcare. Careers in this cluster have a wide range of educational requirements including certificate programs, two-year degrees, four-year degrees and graduate degrees.

Download the guide sheet below to learn more about:

  • the post-secondary education required for a sampling of career categories
  • recommended coursework to take in high school to be prepared for post-secondary education

Human Services Guide Sheet (PDF)

Kuder Navigator, the district’s career information system, helps students explore and prepare for various options after high school. Students take assessments beginning in middle school that identifies their interests, skills and work values that are matched up to career clusters, pathways and occupations. Learn more about Kuder Navigator and how it is used in the district.

Student Login

Students login to Kuder Navigator through the Clever Portal.

Parent Login

Students can generate a Parent Access Code from their Navigator account that parents use to establish a parent account.

View instructions on how to set up a parent account.

The Future Ready Iowa website directly connects students to tools for finding education, training and jobs beyond high school. It uses Labor Market Information to identify the number of jobs, the average median income and what training is required within a geographically determined distance.

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David Moeller
Educational Support Leader