Health And Human Services : Careers

Career Information and Further Study

While the IDP degree tracks were not developed primarily to train students for specific careers, they are intended to provide an academic background relevant to a wide range of occupations and fields of graduate study.

Alumni in Health and Human Services reported being employed in the following ways:

Social Gerontology:
  • Activities Assistant at Weinberg Campus
  • Activities Assistant at DeGraff Memorial Hospital
  • Residential Coordinator at the Buffalo City Mission
  • Practice Manager at Niagara Hospital
  • Activity Leader at Elderwhood Healthcare

Community Mental Health:
  • Alcohol & drug Support Staff at Wellness Education Services
  • Nurses Assistant at Sister's Hospital
  • Substitute Teacher at Gateway-Longview
  • Registration Specialist at Unity Behavioral Health
  • Activities Assistant at Campus Garden Club
  • Mental Health Counselor at Greenwood Residences
  • Case manager at Journey's End Refugee Services
  • Teacher's Assistant at Cantalician Center for Learning
  • IRS Specialist at People, Inc.

Early Childhood:
  • Teaching Assistant at the League School
  • Pre-K Head Teacher at the YWCA
  • Group Leader at Crestwood Day Camp
  • Program Aide at Summit Educational Services
  • Para-professional at Half-Hollow Hills High School
  • First grade teacher at Teach for America
  • Program Administrator at People, Inc.


Alumni in Health and Human Services reported being accepted into graduate programs in the following fields:

Social Gerontology:
  • Health Services Administration at D'Youville College
  • Policy, Management & Behavior at SUNY Albany
  • Social Work at Columbia University
  • Social Work at UB

Community Mental Health:
  • School Counseling at SUNY Buffalo
  • Social Work at SUNY Albany
  • Social Work at UB
  • Nursing at D'Youville College
  • School Counseling at Appalachian State University
  • Social Work at Nazareth College
  • Nursing at the University of Rochester
  • Mental Health Counseling at Adelphi University
  • Criminal Justice at SUNY College at Buffalo
  • Urban Planning at UB

Early Childhood:
  • Social Work at Rutgers University
  • Early Childhood Education at CUNY Queens College
  • School Psychology at Tufts University
  • Speech Language Pathology at Hofstra University
  • Elementary Education at Medaille College
  • Counseling at UB
  • Special Education at CUNY Queens College
  • Mental Health Counseling at Adelphi University
  • Early Childhood Education at UB
  • Social Work at Fordham University
  • Special Education at Touro College


What percentage of graduates goes on to graduate school?

50-55%

What percentage of graduates goes on find related employment?

40-45%

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:01:21 EST