Do you feel called to advocacy work? For those who want to help others through human services, Grand Canyon University (GCU) offers two undergraduate psychology degree programs and one undergraduate counseling degree program, as well as degrees in sociology and behavioral health science. Earning one of these degrees can help you pursue a rewarding career in a field that helps individuals better their lives.
If you are interested in working with clients through times of crisis, consider our Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse. Looking for a more versatile degree that allows you to pursue a variety of career paths? Consider GCU’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
GCU's Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse can help you prepare to compassionately serve those who are dealing with dependency and addiction issues. Study family dynamics of addiction, substance use disorders, treatment, crisis intervention and more in our accredited counseling degree program.
Upon completion of GCU’s bachelor’s degree in counseling, you be able to pursue licensure. Contact the appropriate certifying or licensing body to see if you may be qualified to meet the standards for state or national certification or licensure for professional prevention specialists and treatment counselors.
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Prepare for a variety of career opportunities while studying human behavior and thought processes with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree. Discover how each person’s cognitive thinking is formed and influenced through social and cultural environments, and improve critical thinking and communication skills through class discussions and a capstone project.
GCU’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology coursework aligns with degree objectives set forth by the American Psychological Association (APA), making this psychology degree a perfect option for those who are considering an advanced degree upon graduation.
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In addition to counseling and psychology degree programs, GCU is proud to offer several other degrees in the field of human services. Explore our behavioral health science and sociology degrees to see if one of these programs is right for you. Interested in learning more? Call 855-GCU-LOPE to speak to a university counselor for more information.