Associate of Arts concentrating in Human Services | Bachelor of Science | Behavioral Science Minor | MHRT-C Certificate
Make a difference!
As a Behavioral Science student at UMFK, you’ll benefit from faculty who are work in the field, enjoy small classes, and have hands-on learning that prepares you for the career you want. Many of our graduates enter the field in jobs doing social work, counseling and other roles, often times receiving jobs offers from your internship site. There is also an active Behavioral Science Club that does service-learning trips with opportunities to network with professionals in the field.
You have the option of pairing your degree with a minor or with one of our two concentrations that lead to much needed licenses and credentials in the field.
Customize your Behavioral Science degree to match your career goals with one of these concentrations.
Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook
|Job Code||Job Title|
|21-1021.00||Child, Family, and School Social Workers|
|33-9099.00||Protective Service Workers, All Other|
|21-1011.00||Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors|
|21-1014.00||Mental Health Counselors|
|21-1093.00||Social and Human Service Assistants|
|21-1092.00||Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists|
|21-1094.00||Community Health Workers|
|43-4061.00||Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs|
|21-1023.00||Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers|
18 Additional credits required through one of the following 3 options:
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
An example of where our graduates work today
Students who complete internships before graduating
Faculty to Student Ratio
Behavioral Science Spotlight
Meet the faculty, alumni, and students who make this program so successful.
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Behavioral Science Unit Chair
Dr. Shawn Graham has worked in the behavioral health field for over 25 years and …
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science and President, AFUM UMFK Chapter
Lisa Lavoie has been an adjunct lecturer at UMFK for 10 years and was recently …
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