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College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Online bachelor's human services degrees

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Online bachelor's behavioral sciences degrees

Prepare for a career in helping others听

Pursue your passion of making a difference in the lives of others with our online bachelor鈥檚 behavioral science degrees. Develop a well-rounded foundation in helping professions and gain valuable skills for careers in human services, social work, correctional services and more. Our curriculum provides you with a problem-solving methodology to address personal, social and organizational issues. And you can also choose to play a role in advocating for and advancing human rights and behavioral health.听

The best part? Most courses are 100% online and only 5 weeks long with fieldwork at an agency in your community. That means you鈥檒l have the flexibility to attend class whenever it fits your life. It鈥檚 a smart, convenient way to balance family, work and school.听

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Find the human services bachelor's degree for you

Up to 13

The number of times a year you can start your degree based on your schedule.

120

The number of credits required to complete a bachelor鈥檚 behavioral sciences degree with UOPX.

4.25

years

The program length for a bachelor鈥檚 behavioral sciences degree with UOPX.

years

Skills you鈥檒l learn with a bachelor鈥檚 in human services degree听

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CORRECTIONAL PROGRAM SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Evidence-based practice
  • Advocacy
  • Service delivery
  • Behavioral health

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOCIAL WORK

  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior
  • Engage diversity and difference in practice
  • Advance human rights and social, economic and environmental justice
  • Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities
  • Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities

Earn career-relevant skills in weeks 鈥 not years

Get value from your education before you even graduate. You鈥檒l have the opportunity to demonstrate new learned skills to your employer with every 5- or 6-week course you complete in our associate, bachelor鈥檚 or master鈥檚 programs.听

Build skills on your way to your degree

Job outlook for bachelor鈥檚 in human services degree graduates听

BLS CATEGORY: Social and Community Service Managers

JOB GROWTH: 9%

job growth for social and community service managers is projected to be much faster than average between听2022 and 2032.

JOB TITLES:

  • Program Eligibility Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Social Services Assistant听

The Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services is an educational degree program that provides a foundation of knowledge in the field of correctional program support services. This program does not prepare students for any type of professional certification or licensure as a correctional officer, social worker, or counselor.

BLS CATEGORY: Social Workers

JOB GROWTH: 7%

, job growth for social workers is projected to be faster than average between 2022 and 2032.

JOB TITLES:

  • Case Manager
  • Child Protection Specialist
  • Family Service Worker
  • Foster Care Worker
  • Social Service Coordinator

The Bachelor of Science in Social Work is an undergraduate degree program that provides a foundation in social work theory and teaches the application of professional social work values, principles, standards and techniques to educationally prepare graduates to pursue state licensure or certification as a bachelor鈥檚-level social worker in select states. Licensure requirements vary by state. There may be additional qualifications and/or disqualifications applicable in order to become a social worker. See the licensure requirements and contact information for your state.

Bachelor鈥檚 human services degree course requirements

Bachelor of Science in Correctional Program Support Services

You鈥檒l take 14 core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills to pursue roles in the field of behavioral sciences. These core courses include topics like: criminal justice, foundations of criminal behavior, social psychology, case planning and management and program facilitation skills.听

Bachelor of Science in Social Work

You鈥檒l take 14听core courses with program-specific knowledge to help you gain the confidence and skills to pursue roles in the field of social work. These core courses include topics like: communication techniques, human behavior, social work practice, social advocacy, research and evaluation.听

Tuition and financial aid

Affordable, locked-in tuition

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Compare tuition costs and see how affordable a degree can be

Ways to pay 鈥 and save. Explore your options.

From grants and scholarships to transfer credits and federal financial aid, there are a variety of ways to pay for school and save on tuition.

Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid is money from the U.S. Department of Education to help you pay for your college tuition and expenses.

Financial Aid

Transfer Credits

Your prior eligible credits could help you graduate from your bachelor's degree faster and for less.

Transfer Credits

Military or Veteran Benefits

See if you qualify to use veterans鈥 education benefits or tuition assistance to help pay for school.

Military or Veteran Benefits

Scholarships

Starting with your first course, every new qualifying student will be awarded one of our scholarships.

Scholarships

Employer Tuition Discounts

Check if your employer provides tuition assistance, benefits, or reimbursement programs toward your degree.

Employer Tuition Discounts

Student experience

Jahmar R.

鈥淸University of] Phoenix was there for me every step of the way. I became even more dedicated, inspired, and extremely motivated to finish school to pursue things that are greater than myself.鈥澨

鈥擩ahmar R.
BS in Correctional Program Support Services, 2021

Over 1 million alumni have earned their degrees while balancing work, school and life. So can you.听

Manage Time with Flexible Courses

Manage Time with Flexible Courses

Use Robust Student Resources

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How to apply听for your bachelor鈥檚 behavioral sciences degree

Once you鈥檝e selected your degree program, choose your start date from our calendar, apply for free and register before the deadline (usually one week before the program starts). Then you鈥檒l speak to an enrollment representative to begin class.

  • No application fee
  • No SAT, GMAT or essay required
  • Our risk-free trial lets eligible students try out 七色视频 for three weeks with no financial obligation
Apply for your bachelor's degree online

Meet your college deans

Our college deans focus on developing a career-relevant curriculum. They bring industry experience to the classroom and lead a faculty of academic professionals with one goal in mind鈥攖o help you earn the skills you need to pursue your career.

Christina Neider, Dean

Christina Neider, EdD

Dean,听College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Samantha Dutton, Associate Dean

Samantha Dutton, PhD, LCSW(r), Lt Col(Ret)

Associate Dean,听College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Programmatic accreditation

七色视频鈥檚 Bachelor of Science in Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education鈥檚 Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of a baccalaureate or master鈥檚 social work program by the Council on Social Work Education鈥 Commission on Accreditation indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of program quality evaluated through a peer review process.听 An accredited program has sufficient resources to meet its mission and goals and the Commission on Accreditation has verified that it demonstrates compliance with all sections of the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.听

Accreditation applies to all program sites and program delivery methods of an accredited program.听 Accreditation provides reasonable assurance about the quality of the program and the competence of students graduating from the program.

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C S W E accredited

Bachelor鈥檚 behavioral sciences degree FAQs

The published program length to complete a bachelor鈥檚 behavioral sciences degree is 4.25 years. Your time to completion could differ based on various factors, including any breaks from your coursework. You may be able to save time and money on your degree if you have eligible transfer credits from an accredited institution. See how you might be able to graduate faster with transfer credits.听

If you want to study human behavior and enjoy helping people, a career in the behavioral sciences may be incredibly rewarding for you. You can establish an interdisciplinary foundation to help you prepare for graduate-level programs or fulfilling career paths in social work (when you earn a Bachelor of Science in Social Work), human services, correctional services and more.听

Yes. 七色视频 is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our Bachelor of Science in Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education鈥檚 Commission on Accreditation. Plus, our undergraduate social work program educationally prepares graduates to pursue state licensure or certification as a bachelor鈥檚-level social worker in select states.

Yes, our bachelor鈥檚 behavioral sciences degree programs accept eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Speak with an enrollment representative to start the process of evaluation by the University to see if your prior college credits can apply to your program and to request your transcripts.听

Our bachelor鈥檚 behavioral sciences degree programs can prepare you for various occupations, such as a caseworker, case manager, program eligibility specialist, child protective services social worker (when you earn a Bachelor of Science in Social Work), social services assistant and family service worker. Other career paths in the field of behavioral sciences may require a master鈥檚 degree or specialized education. If you鈥檇 like to further your education after obtaining a bachelor鈥檚 degree, you can pursue a related graduate program.听

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