Become a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science and enter a career in Substance Use Disorders through Grand Canyon University online. Enrolled students are trained for entry-level positions as behavioral health technicians, case managers, community or social service managers, and paraprofessionals. Studies cover topics including but not limited to:
- Counseling theories
- Cultural and social diversity
- Spirituality and addiction
Develop skills in interviewing and written and oral communication, critical thinking, and leadership necessary to push forward in today’s competitive marketplace. Courses include a global scope of disorders and addictions as well as guiding principles of faith and ethical conventions. Students interested in pursuing higher level positions may consider pursuing a master’s degree in counseling, mental health, criminal justice, and more.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be eligible for acceptance based on ACT/SAT scores or college GPA.