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 Emergency Management
Certificate of Completion CCL Fingerprint Identification and Photography
Certificate of Completion CCL Firefighter Operations
Certificate of Completion CCL Homeland Security
Certificate of Completion CCL Law Enforcement Training Academy
Certificate of Completion CCL Law Enforcement
Certificate of Completion CCL Leadership in Public Safety Organizations
Certificate of Completion CCL Legal Studies
Certificate of Completion CCL Non-Sworn Fire Service Professional
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 Fire Science
Associate in Applied Science AAS Fire Service Management
Associate in Applied Science AAS Forensic Science
Associate in Applied Science AAS Law Enforcement Training

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... Emphasis in... Transfer to... To get a... Courses
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Counseling and Applied Psychological Science Counseling and Applied Psychological Science A transfer partner Bachelor's Degree
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Family Life Education Family Life Education Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Family and Human Development
(Bachelor of Science)
University of Arizona Family Studies and Human Development
(Bachelor of Science)
Northern Arizona University Applied Human Behavior - Language Track (90/30 Program)
(Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies)
Northern Arizona University Applied Human Behavior - Science Track (90/30 Program)
(Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies)
Arizona Christian University Family Studies - Emphasis in Child Life
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona Christian University Family Studies - Emphasis in Early Childhood
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona Christian University Family Studies - Emphasis in Marriage and Family
(Bachelor of Arts)
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Political Science Political Science Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Political Science
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Political Science
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (College of Integrative Sciences and Arts) Political Science
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences) Political Science
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences) Political Science
(Bachelor of Science)
Northern Arizona University Political Science
(Bachelor of Arts)
Northern Arizona University Political Science
(Bachelor of Science)
University of Arizona 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, Emphasis in Psychology Psychology Arizona State University (College of Integrative Sciences and Arts) Psychology
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (College of Integrative Sciences and Arts) Psychology
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Psychology
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Psychology
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences) Psychology
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences) Psychology
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences) Psychology (Forensic Psychology)
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences) Psychology (Forensic Psychology)
(Bachelor of Science)
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Social Work Social Work Arizona State University BSW
(Bachelor of Social Work)

Other Options

Did you not find a program offered at MCC that meets your needs in this field of interest? View the Behavioral Science and Human Services programs offered at all of the Maricopa Community Colleges.