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Behavioral Science Degree Online

Our Behavioral Science online degree completer program provides an accelerated pathway for adult students interested in an undergraduate degree. Learn more!

  • Behavioral Science Degree Online, B.S.

    Why don’t human beings make decisions that are better for their bodies and minds? With a behavioral science degree online, you’ll learn how to shift harmful behavior of an individual or even impact the behavior of a larger population. If you’re wondering what is a behavioral science degree or behavioral science major, look no further. With a degree from Saint Francis University, you can become a case manager, advocate, counselor or another professional in the field. If you’re fascinated by human behavior, you might be interested in studying behavioral sciences though Francis Worldwide at SFU—the right place to earn your behavioral science degree. 

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    Understanding Human Behavior

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    With a behavioral science online degree, you can advance to acquire positions in the human services field, law enforcement or correction positions.

    Businesses seek individuals with a behavioral science degree to help their organizations find ways to understand consumer behavior while government agencies rely on behavioral science to help inform public policy.

    Our Franciscan approach to behavioral science focuses on bringing compassion and ethics to every interaction. Courses are taught by caring, dedicated professionals who love teaching adult students and are committed to your success.

    The Bachelor of Science Degree in Behavioral Science (online degree completion) program:

    • Is designed for returning adult students like you 
    • Offers a degree completion format, which allows transfer credits from your associate degree (including criminal justice) earned at other institutions 
    • Can be taken 100% online, or you can mix in some face-to-face courses
    • Full- or part-time studies tailored for busy schedules
    • Generous transfer credits for previous coursework, with a complimentary credit audit available.   
    • Overview
    • Curriculum
    • Career Outcomes
    • Financial Aid

    The Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science degree (online completion program) is designed to provide an accelerated pathway for adult students interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree in behavioral sciences or human and social services. Students will have the opportunity to maximize their prior college-level coursework or associate degree(s) in psychology, human or social services, or related field. 

    Additional college coursework or military credits may also be evaluated for potential transfer into this degree. This interdisciplinary degree combines a psychology, sociology, and social work core with a liberal studies curriculum reflecting the goals of Franciscan Higher Education. Completion of this program will aid in preparing students to pursue graduate school in a related field or to enter the workforce in human/social services, administration, or related field.

    Learning Outcomes



    Behavioral Science, B.S. (128 total credits includes generous transfer credits)

    Course Catalog Major Requirements

    Career Outcomes

    Those that have earned a behavioral science degree have gone on to be:

    • Case Managers
    • Advocates
    • Counselors
    • Directors
    • Youth Workers
    • Specialists
    • Public Welfare Workers
    • Corrections Officers 
    • And More!

    Organizations that hire Behavioral Science majors include: 

    • Social Service Organizations
    • Counseling Centers
    • Advocacy Groups
    • Hospitals
    • County, State, and Federal Agencies
    • Law Enforcement Agencies


    Financial Aid

    Please contact Financial Aid for student loan options at or (814) 472-3010.