Online Forensic Behavioral Health Degree

Earn a Nationally Approved Master’s in Forensic Behavioral Health

Exceptional Education for a Successful Career

Get the skills you need for a career at the intersection of behavioral health, criminal justice, and the legal system with Concordia University, St. Paul’s M.A. in Human Services-Forensic Behavioral Health. Coursework focuses on key topics like research, psychopathology, ethics, and cultural awareness. In this program, you’ll gain experience in evidence-based practices and intervention strategies that can improve the lives of individuals in your community.

CSP has partnered with the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS) to offer this master’s degree program, enhancing curriculum and professional training by using a comprehensive educational approach.

Online programs from CSP feature supportive and energetic faculty. You’ll reach your goals in a flexible, digital environment while gaining valuable experience and advanced industry knowledge in the tradition of Concordia University, St. Paul’s academic excellence.

AIAFS Partnership Program

$475 per Credit Hour

Transfer Credits Accepted

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Build Critical Criminal Justice Knowledge

The online master’s in forensic behavioral health program requires 36 credit hours of coursework and examines key topics related to human services and the criminal mind.

Family Violence, PTSD, and Trauma

Take an in-depth look at the relationship between family violence, child maltreatment, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and various forms of trauma, as well as their impacts on global functioning.

Ethical and Legal Considerations

Learn to use ethical decision-making frameworks and discuss the dangers faced while working in human service settings and ways to minimize potential liability.

Special Populations

Explore underserved and disadvantaged individuals who are involved in the field of human services, including those diagnosed with behavioral health disorders.

Risk Assessment

Become familiar with the intended use, potential for misuse, and limitations accompanying varied risk assessment tools and methods across different settings.

Online Study at Concordia University, St. Paul

Our online community enables students to explore their interests, engage with professors and peers, and achieve their goals through academic growth. Career-focused coursework, an experiential learning environment, supportive faculty, and flexibility mean you’ll be set up for success. We are committed to delivering an online learning experience that offers affordable, flexible programs that have the same quality as on-campus programs.

Pursue Careers Bridging Criminal Justice and Human Services

Careers in community and social services are projected to grow 12% between 2020 and 2030.1 When you graduate, you can make an impact in a variety of roles, including:

  • Probation Officer
  • Juvenile Justice Specialist
  • Child Welfare and Protection Worker
  • Crisis Intervention Specialist
  • Correctional Caseworker
  • Detoxification Specialist
  • Domestic Violence Counselor
  • Group Home Manager
“All my professors are awesome. And I’m very impressed with their level of professionalism, courtesy, kindness, compassion, and intellect. I’m impressed with how much I’m learning, and thrilled about how much I have yet to learn.”
– Tanja Taff-Morello, CSP Online Student, Rochester, MN, Liaison at Mayo Clinic

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Sources

  1. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/home.htm