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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Make a Difference in Your Community with a Behavioral Science Degree

The Wilmington University bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science focuses on the impact of social issues, environments and cultural influences on individual and group behaviors. This social science degree prepares you to work with youth, families, the elderly, disadvantaged populations, those struggling with addictions, the court system, crisis intervention services, government agencies, and more.

Interdisciplinary Degree Provides Broad Knowledge Base

WilmU’s accredited behavioral science degree program is the only program of its kind in the region. Combining coursework in psychology, sociology and cultural anthropology, the program blends theory and practice through internships and hands-on learning experiences.

Learn From Engaged Behavioral Science Leaders

You’ll gain an understanding of normal and abnormal individual development, and family, group and cultural dimensions of behavior, as well as ethics, research and program evaluation, from seasoned faculty who are caring practitioners, well versed in today’s methodologies.

Accelerated Behavioral Science Degree Options for Advanced Study

Motivated students may choose the accelerated degree path that bridges the B.S. in Behavioral Science with WilmU's M.S. in Applied Family Science degree, which provides master's level training in the both generation of research-based knowledge and its translation into effective programs and policies to positively impact the wellbeing of children, youth and families.

The BS in Behavioral Science program at Wilmington University is Middle States Accredited Wilmington University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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Specialized Behavioral Science Concentration

  • Human Services
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Finish your behavioral science bachelor’s degree faster by transferring credits.
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,143 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course taken at our
New Castle campus or online. Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your behavioral science degree.

Career and industry outlook for
B.S. in Behavioral Science graduates.

Your B.S. in Behavioral Science degree prepares you for a rewarding career.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC

11.5% Job Growth

More than 2,300 Annual Openings

$26.97 Median Hourly Earnings

I feel very strongly about applying myself to my education to the best of my ability. WilmU has supported my efforts not only with its educational curriculum, but also with exposure to working in behavioral health. Its co-op program fulfilled my need for experience and has led me to a career opportunity in the field. — Margaret Davis, BS in Behavioral Science
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