Behavioral Science and Human Services

Field of Interest: Behavioral Science and Human Services

If you are motivated to help people, serve your community, and improve the lives of those in need, consider the Behavioral Science and Human Services Field of Interest. Professionals in this field typically work with community members to identify problems and create and implement solutions.

If you aspire to be a first responder, work in the court system, or provide counseling or social work/advocacy services, this Field of Interest offers you the training you need. Some Behavioral Science and Human Services students may go directly into positions as EMTs, paralegals, or behavioral health technicians, while others may pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.

Programs in this Field of Interest

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion, Associate Degrees and Transfer Degrees for this Field of Interest. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates, degrees or transfer options is the fastest way to realize your dreams.

Certificates

The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Behavioral Science and Human Services program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Administration of Justice
Certificate of Completion CCL Corrections
Certificate of Completion CCL Crime Scene Investigation
Certificate of Completion CCL Driver Operator
Certificate of Completion CCL Early Care Specialist
Certificate of Completion CCL Emergency Management
Certificate of Completion CCL Fingerprint Identification and Photography
Certificate of Completion CCL Fire Officer Leadership
Certificate of Completion CCL Fire Science
Certificate of Completion CCL Firefighter Operations
Certificate of Completion CCL Forensic Investigation
Certificate of Completion CCL Homeland Security
Certificate of Completion CCL Law Enforcement
Certificate of Completion CCL Law Enforcement
Certificate of Completion CCL Victimology

Degrees

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Behavioral Science and Human Services program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Administration of Justice Studies
Associate in Applied Science AAS Emergency Response and Operations Track II Paramedicine
Associate in Applied Science AAS Emergency Response and Operations Track III Emergency Management
Associate in Applied Science AAS Forensic Science
Associate in Applied Science AAS Forensic Science
Associate in Applied Science AAS Journalism and New Media Studies

Transfer Degrees

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.

A list of available transfer degree options for the Behavioral Science and Human Services program
At MCC, get an... Specialize in... Transfer to... To get a... Courses
Administration of Justice Studies Administration of Justice Studies Arizona State University Administration of Justice
(Bachelor of Arts)
University of Arizona Administration of Justice
(Bachelor of Arts)
Grand Canyon University Administration of Justice
(Bachelor of Arts)
Associate in Arts, Political Science Political Science Emphasis Arizona State University - Tempe Campus Political Science
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University - Tempe Campus Political Science
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus Political Science
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University - West Campus Political Science
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University - West Campus Political Science
(Bachelor of Science)
Northern Arizona University Political Science
(Bachelor of Arts)
Grand Canyon University Political Science, State and Local Public Policy Emphasis
(Bachelor of Arts)
Grand Canyon University Political Science, Legal Studies Emphasis
(Bachelor of Arts)
Associate in Arts, Psychology Psychology Emphasis Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus Psychology
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus Psychology
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University - West Campus Psychology
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University - West Campus Psychology
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University - Tempe Campus Psychology
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University - Tempe Campus Psychology
(Bachelor of Arts)
Associate in Arts, Social Work Social Work Emphasis Arizona State University BSW
(Bachelor of Social Work)