Behavioral Health Online Undergraduate Program

The demand for mental health services is growing. And that means the need for qualified professionals to provide them is on the rise at well. Get started in this important field by earning your Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Health online through the University of Jamestown. This accredited, 100% online program will equip you with a thorough understanding of how behavior, thoughts and emotions impact mental health and well-being. If you’re interested in earning your Master’s in Clinical Counseling, you can apply for direct entry after successfully completing 18 psychology credits.

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Group Work: Asynchronous cohort work. Optional live check-ins.
Qualifications:A minimum of 124 semester credits must be earned. At least 35 of those credits must be taken at UJ.

Who It’s For:

Aspiring counselors, therapists and mental health professionals looking to learn the skills to launch a career in this field while working around their existing work and family commitments.

Employment Options

Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified for several mental health and behavioral science roles, including:

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

Why Study Behavioral Health?

If you want a rewarding career where you can help people and make a real difference, the online Behavioral Health program at UJ is a great choice. You’ll have 24/7 access to online classrooms, so you can study when it’s most convenient for you.

What You’ll Learn

In addition to fulfilling general education requirements, you’ll take the following classes:

Course Title Credits
PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
BEHL 150 Critical Thinking 1
PSYC 202 Research Methods 3
BEHL 230 Behavior Modification 3
BEHL 310 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSYC 318 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
BEHL 320 Social Behavior 3
BEHL 335 Biopsychology 3
BEHL 352 Psychopathology 3
BEHL 460 History of Psychology 3
BEHL 470 Psychology of Gender and Culture 3
Choose 4 of the following courses:
BEHL 192 Psychology in the Workplace 3
BEHL 285 Introduction to Counseling Helping Skills 3
BEHL 341 Medical Psychology 3
BEHL 380 Public Health & Prevention 3
BEHL 405 Clinical Psychology 3
BEHL 465 Sports Psychology 3
BEHL 471 Child Psychopathology 3
Total Semester Credits: 43

What Makes UJ Accelerated Special

Every UJ Accelerated course provides:

Course Details

Courses include three elements:

Asynchronous Learning

Read, watch, and listen to the best information to build your foundational knowledge.

Enhance Learning Through Experiences

Valuable clinical and preceptorship experiences will allow you to apply what you are learning.

Expert Lectures

You will have weekly opportunities to meet as a group for live lectures or attend office hours to apply your asynchronous learning. Attend live or watch the replay.

Tuition Options

Students can choose to pay now via credit card or later via invoice. Financial aid is also available for certificate completion.

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