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Behavioral Health (Online)

Turn your passion for helping others into a career with our behavioral health online degree.

Develop the skills you need to integrate a whole-health approach to patient care and learn strategic intervention methods that will equip you to effectively serve patients.

Our instructors have real-world experience in behavioral health careers and will use their knowledge to prepare you to make a difference in the world. You’ll learn about

  • Theories of health and unhealthy human development
  • Etiology and impact of addictions
  • Methodology for crisis intervention
  • Diversity concepts

With this degree, you will develop a Christian worldview that promotes ethical patient care and behavioral health practices and integrates your heart for service with the scientific understanding of human behavior to advance your vocational calling.

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Career Opportunities

After graduating with a Behavioral Health degree, you will be prepared to work in government, private, and non-profit settings. Become a case manager, behavioral health technician, or community support worker. Or, choose to work as a family advocate, as a juvenile officer, with those fighting addictions, or in mental health service.
  • Behavioral health technician
  • Family advocate
  • Case Manager
  • Addiction services
  • Mental health services
  • Juvenile Officer
  • Community support worker


Department Chair

Heather Kelly, Psy.D.

Department Chair for Behavioral and Social Sciences; Professor of Psychology

Regular Faculty

Christine Flores, M.S.W, L.C.S.W.

Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Social Work Field Education

Debbie J. Bicket, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Guidance and Counseling

Adjunct Faculty

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