Behavioral Health

  • Major

Earn your Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Health online with the University of Jamestown. Our accredited, online degree program focuses on the scientific study of thoughts, behaviors, and emotions and how they relate to a person’s mental health and level of well-being – all while preparing you for an undergraduate career in behavioral health or graduate study in psychology, counseling, social work, or a related behavioral health field. Upon completion, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A knowledge base in Psychology, including describing key concepts, principles, and overarching themes
    Scientific inquiry and critical thinking, with the ability to interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research
  • Ethical and social responsibility in a diverse world
  • Effective writing in APA style, communication and presentation skills
  • Professional development with the ability to apply psychological content and skills to career goals

SETTING YOU UP FOR SUCCESS.

Whether you want to advance or change your career, our online behavioral health program provides the courses and flexibility you need to succeed. With transfer credit options and 24/7 access to our online classroom, you can complete your degree on your terms. Plus, with a wide array of elective classes, you can make your degree your own—choosing between field training, independent study projects, and study abroad opportunities.

Online General Education Requirements

IMPROVE YOUR SKILL SET & ADVANCE YOUR CAREER, WITH BUSINESS COURSES ONLINE.

EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS
  • Applied Behavior Analyst
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Family Support Specialist
  • Child Protective Services Worker
  • Correctional Counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor

TUITION

Students must complete 43 credit hours, at $330 per credit, to complete the program. The other 81 credits required for graduation with a Bachelor of Arts should be completed in the form of general education, transfer credits, and/or CLEP tests.

Take the direct route!

Interested in obtaining your master’s degree in Clinical Counseling after graduation?

Once you successfully complete 18 psychology credits in our Behavioral Health program, you can apply for direct entry into our two-year master’s level counseling program.

Curriculum

Required Courses

Course Title Credits

Psyc 101

General Psychology

3

BeHI 150

Critical Thinking

1

Psyc 202

Research Methods

3

BeHI 230

Behavior Modification

3

BeHI 310

Cognitive Psychology

3

Psyc 318

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

3

BeHi 320

Social Behavior

3

BeHI 335

Biopsychology

3

BeHI 352

Psychopathology

3

BeHI 460

History of Psychology

3

BeHI 470

Psychology of Gender and Culture

3

Plus 12 credits from the following courses:

Course Title Credits

BeHI 192

Psychology in the Workplace

3

BeHI 285

Introduction to Counseling Helping Skills

3

BeHI 341

Medical Psychology

3

BeHI 380

Public Health & Prevention

3

BeHI 405

Clinical Psychology

3

BeHI 465

Sports Psychology

3

BeHI 471

Child Psychopathology

3

Have questions?

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Andrea Twedt

  • Director of Online Business/Communications
  • Assistant Professor

Financial Aid Available

We believe every student, regardless of their financial situation, should have access to a UJ education.