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Gain foundational skills to start your journey toward your desired vocation. A bachelor’s degree can give you the insight needed to pursue graduate education to further your career goals. With a bachelor’s degree from GCU, you will be enabled to make a career out of your passion to champion mental wellness.

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Online Counseling Degrees at Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University offers a variety of online counseling degree programs to help you advance your career. Our online courses offer a values-based curriculum developed so that you receive the well-rounded education you need to take your career to the next level. Backed by the legacy of our traditional campus, GCU is an accredited university that stands out from other online education institutions.

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Over 90,000 GCU students have chosen to pursue their degree online2

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1 Alumni from 1957 to April 2021. Includes students who have graduated and completed their program. 

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GCU is a private Christian university. We are dedicated to helping our students change their lives for the better through education. Our experienced faculty and staff will be with you every step of the way to ensure you reach your goals.

Competitive, affordable tuition rate so that furthering education is within reach for all

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Online courses offer flexibility and convenience for working professionals and students with busy schedules

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Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science

Study the approaches, techniques, current trends, history, research and best practices in behavioral health and receive a general and broad perspective on each of the specific areas of this field.

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BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in 

Childhood and Adolescence Disorders

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.

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BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in 

Family Dynamics

This degree is for those who are keenly interested in behavioral health issues as they relate to family systems. Gain a strong foundation in counseling theories, human development, group dynamics and marriage therapy.

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BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in 

Infancy and Early Childhood Studies

Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work with young children and advocate the importance of the family structure and other caregiving systems.

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BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in 

Substance Use Disorders

Learn to determine substances that are abused and their respective effects. Practice rapport building and interviewing skills, identify various assessment tools and learn strategies for treatment plans.

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BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in 

Trauma

Focus on the biopsychosocial effects of trauma, including the dynamics of trauma throughout the different life stages of an individual. Learn best practices in working with client populations affected by trauma. These include informed care assessments, interventions and ethics.

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BS in Counseling 
with an Emphasis in

Addiction, Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse

Explore issues in substance abuse counseling, including working with children, encouraging family involvement with treatment and working with co-occurring disorders.

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Fully Trained Faculty

Benefit from experienced, full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors committed to your individual growth and success.

Interactive Courses

Each course is designed to promote maximum collaboration and opportunities for students to network with their peers and professors to bring together their ideas and complete their projects.

Flexibility

Online courses offer flexibility and convenience for working professionals and students with busy schedules.

Connection

Our online degrees are designed to foster communication and connectivity through discussion boards and projects.

Affordability

GCU offers a competitive, affordable online tuition rate to encourage higher learning.

Helpful Resources

Students have access to web-enhanced learning tools through our Learning Management System, including eBooks, forums and helpful calendar reminders.

"My program has exceeded my expectations. I took a high school psychology course which piqued my interest in the subject, but I never thought I’d enjoy the more in-depth material this much. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Grand Canyon University is a fun, interesting program that expands one’s mind and is a gateway to numerous careers.”

Breanna Winston
BS in Psychology

"My program has exceeded my expectations. I took a high school psychology course which piqued my interest in the subject, but I never thought I’d enjoy the more in-depth material this much. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Grand Canyon University is a fun, interesting program that expands one’s mind and is a gateway to numerous careers.”

Breanna Winston
BS in Psychology