The need for qualified professionals in the field of mental health and social services continues to grow. In response to these demands, the Applied Behavioral Health program at Andrew College is designed to expose students to the breadth of mental health issues and services, with a special emphasis toward behavioral health and social work. The program trains students in different aspects of applied behavioral health, such as applied behavioral health principles, theory and clinical skills, cultural diversity, social problems, and lifespan development.


Possible Career Paths

The Applied Behavioral Health program at Andrew College can lead you to a wide and diverse range of traditional and non-traditional career possibilities such as working in the mental health, social work, substance abuse, and family services areas. Possible career paths include:

  • Social Service Tech
  • Mental Health Tech
  • Community Support Worker
  • Entry Level Case Managers
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Transfer Possibility

The Applied Behavioral Health program also prepares students to continue a four-year degree in mental health care, social work, counseling, addiction services, and more.

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Required Coursework

In addition to the 42 hours of general education courses, students take 18 semester hours of required coursework:

  • Introduction to Applied Behavioral Health
  • Introduction to Theory and Clinical Skills
  • Cultural Diversity Appreciation
  • Social Problems
  • Lifespan Development
  • Supervised Internship