Prospective Students

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Be a Behavioral Healthcare Undergraduate Major!

We are pleased that you are interested in learning more about our programs in the Department of Mental Health Law & Policy (MHLP).  These include a B.S. in Behavioral Healthcare, as well as Minors in Behavioral Healthcare and Forensic Behavioral Healthcare. We welcome you to explore our website and course offerings.  

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Behavioral Healthcare Program

This program prepares students for employment & graduate study in the behavioral healthcare field. Faculty are experienced professionals & renowned researchers in the field, offering students a diverse learning experience including practical skills & real-world application. Contact an academic advisor at

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Behavioral Healthcare Careers

A Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Healthcare prepares students for a wide range of careers in mental health, substance abuse, and addictions. Our graduates go on to become behavioral health technicians, family services coordinators, research associates and more. Learn more about careers in behavioral healthcare here.


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Behavioral Healthcare Curriculum

Concentrations include: applied behavioral analysis (ABA), children's behavioral healthcare and behavioral health across the lifespan.

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Behavioral Healthcare Field Internships

BHC students must complete course pre-requisites,120 hours of field experience, apply two semesters in advance, & complete a planning meeting. Please visit the Field Experience webpage for more information.