Direct Support

Degree: Certificate

Inspire those around you and make a true difference in the lives of others when you enter a career in Direct Support. Open up a world of possibilities for those living with disabilities when you are trained to offer them the support they need.

This program is designed for community support workers who work in programs funded by the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS). It serves as a pathway for career development and advancement for non-degree workers in the field. Graduates are prepared to transfer into the associate degree program.

Careers: Social Worker, Social Service Assistant, Human Service Assistant

Program Stats:

  • >50% Online
  • 13% industry Growth
  • Available at QCC Worcester
  • 21 Credits
  • $53,453 Average Salary

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