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Career Research - MCC

MCC Career Counseling

MCC Counseling Offices:

Blue River

Education Center building, room 115
20301 East 78 Highway,
Independence, MO 64057-2052
Learning Resources building, 2nd floor
500 SW Longview Road,
Lee's Summit, MO 64081-2105
Maple Woods
Administration Building, room 108J
2601 NE Barry Road,
Kansas City, MO 64156-1299
Penn Valley
Campus Center, Suite 234
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Social Sciences and Public Service Pathway

Did you grow up wanting to be a hero? To help pull a person from a burning building or protect the public from criminals?

Heroes make a difference in our lives every day. Choose from an array of people-focused careers in the social sciences and public service pathway, including criminal justice, public service, economics, social work, law enforcement, fire science, politics, government and homeland security. Help serve others while developing a deeper understanding of societal institutions.

Social Sciences and Public Service Pathway: Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.) is MCC's largest transfer degree, designed for students intending to transfer to a bachelor's degree program. Popular majors in this academic and career pathway include:

Associate of Applied Science Degrees (A.A.S.) are designed to provide you with the skills to enter the workforce after you graduate from MCC. We offer these associate of applied science degrees in this academic and career pathway:

Certificates are an accessible, affordable and fast route to enter the workforce in less time than it takes to complete a degree. The credits earned in these certificate programs apply towards the associate of applied science degree in that area. MCC offers these Certificates in this academic and career pathway: