Health & Human Services

Service for Life

Our programs in Health and Human Services give students opportunities to pursue careers in fields that are essential to the care and welfare of the human condition.

DCTC also provides courses leading to MN State Certification for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and First Responders.

From nursing to child development, professionals in health and human services bring their knowledge and expertise directly to the people they serve. They are both a lifeline and a boon to human beings of every age in all walks of life.

Traits of the Trade

People attracted to careers in health and human services are generally:

  • Mature
  • Friendly
  • Patient
  • Warm-hearted
  • Supportive
  • Dependable
  • Serious about their responsibilities
  • Practical
  • Empathetic
  • Compassionate
  • Nurturing
  • Concientious

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