Welcome to the Health and Human Services (HHS) Division
The HHS Division is committed to delivering high quality, affordable educational services, with student learning as our highest priority. Powerful education, health care, and business partnerships support this commitment to optimize student success. Students may pursue an associate degree, certificate, or transfer curriculum. By following our curricular outlines, a student can plan which courses to take. To learn more about these exciting career advancement opportunities, follow the links below.
Are you are interested in:
- Helping people improve their lives
- Helping people stay healthy
- Caring for people who are ill
- Understanding diseases and how the body works
- Child Development and Early Education
- Community Health Services Education
- Dental Hygiene
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Continuing Education for Healthcare
These non-credit courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to advance in healthcare fields.Learn More
Message from the Dean
Welcome and thank you for visiting the Lansing Community College's Health & Human Services (HHS) Division webpage where you will find a plethora of programs to explore and consider!
If you are someone who is inspired by helping others then we likely have a program that will fit your interests. From nursing, MRI technology, dental hygiene, paramedic, child development, mental/social health, fitness/wellness professionals to other health and human service career opportunities, learning how to help people of all ages, lifestyles, ethnicities, and cultures live their best life is at the core of every one of our programs in the HHS Division.
Some key points of interest for you. . .
- student success is our priority and defined as mastering the skills, attitudes and behaviors that support success on a professional certification or licensing exam, and prepares the student to excel as an entry-level professional in their chosen career
- programs are developed in collaboration with area employers, based on labor market need, and include motivating work-based learning opportunities
- well-equipped labs and classrooms provide a state-of-the art environment for student learning
- programs uphold the high standards required by agencies of regional and specialized accreditation, national certification, and Michigan state licensure
- every HHS faculty member has extensive education and work experience in the field in which they are teaching
- programs are designed to minimize time and cost to completion, and to allow students to expand their workplace opportunities for advanced positions and higher wages through stacked and latticed credentials
- there is need and desire to expand the diversity of students, faculty and staff in the HHS Division to better represent the community we serve
I invite you to join the "essential workers, the healthcare heroes" of the COVID-19 pandemic through one of our HHS programs providing you with an honorable and rewarding career of helping others live their best life!
HHS Mission, Vision, and Goals
The Health and Human Services Division is committed to delivering high quality, affordable education, with student learning as our top priority.
Lead the region in healthcare, human services, fitness and child development education and training, with a focus on student success.
- Provide comprehensive education to meet the needs of students and employers
- Embrace diversity in all its forms.
- Build a diverse pool of educators and workforce talent.
- Connect students to resources and ensure engaged learning.
- Promote opportunities for upskilling, retraining, and entry into healthcare occupations.
- Utilize innovative teaching and results driven pedagogy.
- Ethically steward college resources.
- Foster strategic partnerships, apprenticeships and community engagement.
- Drive enrollment, retention, and persistence.
On-Campus Health Services
The dual-purposed health clinics serve the community by providing access to health services, and hands-on experience for LCC students under direction and supervision of expert LCC faculty and staff.