York County Community College

112 College Drive, Wells, ME 04090

Program Details

The online Associate in Applied Science Behavioral Health Studies program is designed to prepare students with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a position in the mental health field. Areas of study include trauma, vocational rehabilitation, substance abuse issues, human development, cultural awareness, counseling theories, and the role of mental health providers. 

Graduates of the associate degree program are eligible to receive their Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician Community Certification (MHRT/C) by virtue of their degree. 

Specific jobs may include, but are not limited to:

  • Community Support Worker
  • Residential Service Worker
  • Rehabilitation Technician
  • Youth and Family Counselor
  • Education Technician II
  • Case Manager
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Life Skills Coach
  • In-home Support Worker

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    Program Overview

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    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
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      Per Semester Credit
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    • Fees Overview :

      Comprehensive fee: $9.20 per credit; Registration fee: $10 per semester; Student Activity fee: $2 per credit hour; Student ID fee: $10; Graduation/Commencement fee: $50.

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    Official high school transcripts or HiSET/GED transcripts and diploma.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Technical and Career Institutions


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