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Public & Social Services

Public & Social Services

Public & Social Services

Change Lives, Starting with Your Own

With employment in public and social services fields forecasted to grow faster than many occupations, now is a great time to begin making a career out of making a difference. Through focused classroom studies and real-world experiences, the Public and Social Services Area of Study at Austin Community College equips you with with essential knowledge and skills  and helps you develop your professional network while still in school.

Get your certification, complete your associate degree, or transfer to a four-year institution. There’s important work to do!

Get Skills for Essential Careers

Fast Track Careers

Train for a new career quickly and affordably at Austin Community College. ACC's Fast Track Career Certificates will give you a helpful edge in the job market by equipping you with the in-demand skills Central Texas employers need now. Noncredit and for-credit certificate options are available to help you achieve fast results and long term success.


Highlights in this Area of Study

Fire Academy

Complete basic firefighter certification requirements in one semester.

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Concordia Connect 3+1

Career-tech majors can take co-enrollment path to a bachelor’s degree.

ACC Online

Enjoy affordable classes and even earn a degree online from ACC Online.

Jai Winn

"ACC helped me realize my dreams. It allowed me to make life-long friends and become a leader. Thanks ACC!"

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Major: Addictions Counseling