The Bachelor of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Prevention Science program from East Central University Online delivers the academic foundation necessary for success in the counseling career you want. This prevention science degree is the first of its kind in the state of Oklahoma and offers the specialized skills it takes to implement prevention programming in a variety of professional and community settings. After completing the program, you'll have the credential required to pursue a graduate degree, plus the expertise to inspire positive change in your community through a variety of careers.
With a curriculum founded on mental health research and effective counseling methods, the program explores violence and self-harm prevention, human development and psychological resilience to ensure you graduate with a thorough understanding of mental health counseling and prevention science. Courses for the program are taught by industry experts who are committed to helping you succeed academically and professionally. Supported by their personalized attention, you'll build skills for professional opportunities as an addictions counselor, intervention specialist, policy analyst, educator and more.
As a student of ECU's online prevention science program, you'll learn in an interactive classroom that allows you to access coursework on your time. Complete your degree at your own pace and balance your education with your full-time personal schedule.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
East Central University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA2.25 or above (4.0 scale)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score