The Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science With An Emphasis In Family Dynamics program at Grand Canyon University develops graduates who are prepared to work as behavioral health technicians or specialists. These professionals may work in various settings, such as residential, inpatient or outpatient clinics, as members of a clinical team. 
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Overview

An array of professional associations and guidelines guide the programmatic competencies, including the American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics and American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Code of Ethics, to name a few. This behavioral health degree does not lead to licensure.

Opportunities

Graduates of the Behavioral Health Science With An Emphasis In Family Dynamics program at Grand Canyon University are prepared to professionally enter into areas such as behavioral health, 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:
  • Foundations of Addiction and Substance Use Disorders
  • Ethics of Behavioral Health Science
  • Cultural and Social Diversity in Behavioral Health
  • Marriage and Family Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Report Writing, Research and Information Literacy in 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 Family Dynamics
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