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Behavioral Health Science With An Emphasis In Trauma, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 49 days
    Duration
Online
The Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma degree program provides students with the foundation to enter the field as behavioral health technicians or specialists. You will acquire the skills and training to work within diverse settings, such as an inpatient, outpatient or residential clinic, as part of a clinical team. 

About

This bachelors in trauma program within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a comprehensive study of the biopsychosocial impact of trauma and trauma-informed care. This program is also designed to reflect GCU's Christian worldview with a focus on instilling Christian values, such as compassion and empathy, within coursework and the learning environment.

You will complete this bachelors in trauma program with a professional capstone project designed to reflect synthesis and integration of course content. The goal is to prepare a written proposal for a community-based behavioral health organization focusing on your specific area of interest.

Graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge base to enter the behavioral health field and work in areas of behavioral health, counseling, health services management, human services, government and law enforcement. Many graduates may choose to start their career in behavioral health to gain hands-on professional experience, while furthering their specialization with higher education. This curriculum offers a strong foundation for pursuing a master's degree in counseling, criminal justice, clinical or forensic psychology, or human services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 49 days
    • Duration description
      7 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Counseling Theories
  • Introduction to Family Dynamics
  • Understanding Trauma
  • Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care
  • Overview of Assessment and Treatment of Trauma

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

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of 49 days.
  • National

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of 49 days.
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