Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Counseling
Drexel University

Program Details

Drexel University offers an online Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Counseling degree.  This online counseling degree is designed for students interested in psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.  The competency-based curriculum offers the skillsets and practices that individuals need to meet workplace demand for direct-service providers.  Skillsets include a broad range of evidence-based practices associated with individual and group counseling, assessment and treatment planning, psychiatric rehabilitation, interventions, and more.  Students gain an understanding of the bio-psychosocial origins and impact of behavioral disorders along with the skills to promote wellness. 

You will be prepared to:

  • Assess patients 
  • Develop service plans 
  • Facilitate motivation for change
  • Form partnerships with family caregivers
  • Advocate for people with disabilities


  • Must have earned high school diploma or GED a minimum of 2 years ago, or have 24 or more college credits for transfer
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official ACT/SAT scores no more than five years old, if fewer than 24 college credits
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary educational institutions attended, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education