Associate in Applied Science Behavioral Health Studies
York County Community College

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


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

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education