The BS in Behavioral Health Science With An Emphasis In Childhood And Adolescence Disorders program at Grand Canyon University prepares students with the skills and training to work in various settings as behavioral health technicians or specialists. 
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Overview

Within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, you will explore the biological, emotional and environmental aspects that impact childhood and adolescent development, as well as theories related to childhood and adolescent physical and behavioral health. 

Education

The Behavioral Health Science With An Emphasis In Childhood And Adolescence Disorders program at Grand Canyon University addresses the assessment, diagnosis, intervention and best practices for the behavioral health treatment of both children and adolescents. This behavioral health degree does not lead to licensure.

Upon earning your degree in behavioral health science, you will have the skills and training to work as part of a clinical team within the in-demand behavioral health field in an area such as counseling, health services management, human services, government and law enforcement.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description

      7 weeks

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Counseling Theories
  • Introduction to Family Dynamics
  • Understanding Trauma
  • Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • Introduction to Childhood and Adolescent Physical and Behavioral Health

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. 
  • Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. 
  • If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Funding

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Behavioral Health Science With An Emphasis In Childhood And Adolescence Disorders
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