Community needs are all around us
From history, political science, and counseling to law enforcement and social work, many open job opportunities await you in a variety of community and social science fields. Join our program and get a degree in Behavioral and Social Sciences that will change the course of your life and provide meaningful impact on the lives of others.
Through travel abroad opportunities and a diverse curriculum taught by faculty with advanced degrees, real-world experience, and a heart for mentoring students, you can begin a new journey towards a well-paying job that also makes the world a better place for everyone. You will also have the opportunity to specialize in one of four areas of concentration that interest you the most.
Behavioral and Social Sciences Degree
- Criminal Justice
- Political Science
- Social Work
Behavioral and Social Sciences Concentrations
You will have the ability to start on your career path by selecting from four concentrations available with your degree in Behavioral and Social Sciences including: Psychology, Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, Sociology, or Social Work.
Your degree will open doors for you to obtain exciting careers in Social Work, Counseling, Mental Health, Law Enforcement, Private Investigation, Forensics, and professional positions in all levels of government.
Find Real-World Job Opportunities
Get the training you need for an in-demand job in a wide variety of professions and careers.
Set your course in life with industry-wide career options as a police officer, private investigator, insurance adjuster, crime scene investigator, customs agent, corrections officer, state trooper, federal agent, counter terrorism officer, attorney, court clerk, bailiff, lab tech, park ranger, and more.
Discover opportunities as a school counselor, school psychologist, mental health therapist, forensic psychologist, neuropsychologist, developmental psychologist, social worker, researcher, cognitive and perceptual psychologist, or industrial-organizational psychologist.
Potential awaits for you as a mental health worker, child and family services agent, or case worker in a social services or educational services setting such as a homeless shelter, substance abuse center, elder care facility, or domestic violence center.
Find your path as a sociologist with career possibilities in human, community, or social services, public policy, nonprofit work, anthropology, and more.
Opportunities abound for you as a historian, librarian, educator, archivist, museum curator, lawyer, conservator, lecturer in higher education, or even an archaeologist.
Journey towards a career in research analysis, government and public service, law, business and private corporations, social media management, news production, or urban planning.
Our Alumni Have Exciting Careers
Check out where our alumni went. You could be next.
- Academic Interventionist, Chicago Public Schools
- United Airlines
- Manager, All Star Security
- Fitness Instructor, Molungfu Fitness
- Case Worker, Bright Point
- Fashion Advisor, H&M
- Case Manager, Molina Health Care
- Bria Health Services
- Legal Administrative Specialist, USCIS
- Officer, Chicago Police Department
- Care Advocate Women's Health, Maven Clinic
- Student Advocate, Hester Jr. High School
- Employment Specialist, Community Support Services, Inc
- Program Aide, National Able Network
- Northeastern University
- Sions University
- Benedictine University
- University of Illinois - School of Psychology
- Loyola University
- National Lewis University
- Roosevelt University
Our Program Distinctives
Explore what sets our Behavioral and Social Sciences program apart.
Small class sizes
Highly qualified faculty
Travel abroad opportunities
Theoretical and applied knowledge
Tailored program concentrations
Additional Program Info
Ready to Change Your Course in Life?
Chart a new path with a degree in Behavioral Sciences.