Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science / Substance Use Disorders
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

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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Learning Schedule

Asynchronous

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

https://www.gcu.edu/academics/academic-policies.php

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be eligible for acceptance based on ACT/SAT scores or college GPA.