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Online Social & Behavioral Science Degrees

Why humans behave the way they do, based on situations or emotions, is a constant source of curiosity. A social and behavioral science degree can help you understand the goals of our actions and how we can better achieve them, particularly in a social context. The applications of this social and behavioral science knowledge are continuing to expand from research and social work to a wide variety of business operations. There is a behavioral science to how and why humans interact and behave with one another in society, and a social and behavioral science degree from Ashford University can help you interpret the answers.

You’ll find multiple social and behavioral science programs that are tailored to your specific job and career goals. Explore the list of degree programs below to find a degree in social and behavioral science that is right for you.

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Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science

College of Health, Human Services, and Science

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

College of Health, Human Services, and Science

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

College of Liberal Arts

Master of Arts in Psychology

College of Health, Human Services, and Science

Career Opportunities

A social and behavioral science degree may once have been reserved for counselors and scientists. Today, however, organizations are leveraging that knowledge for their bottom line. A multitude of opportunities for analysts are opening up because corporations want to understand how teams can work better, how managers can be more productive, and how society values what they offer. The better companies know their customers, the better they will be at offering what they want. Social and behavioral science is a very expansive field of study, as graduates can also pursue jobs in applied behavioral science, cognitive studies, and cultural anthropology. Interested in learning about additional career options? Check out the additional social and behavioral science jobs and careers you can achieve by earning your social and behavioral science degree from Ashford University.

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Courses in Social & Behavioral Science

Ashford University provides a number of different options to dig into the social behavioral sciences of men and women. These social and behavioral science courses were designed to help you along your particular path while giving you the freedom to explore different avenues of social and behavioral science. You will be able to research the psychology of a choice or how a certain culture gives rise to a particular phenomenon. Overall, all of these courses that stem from social and behavioral science allow students to grow a wide variety of skills such as, problem-solving, communication, and applying principles of the scientific method.

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Earn Your Degree Social & Behavioral Science

Whether you want an accelerated learning experience, or prefer to spread out your classes, earning your social and behavioral science degree online allows you the flexibility to create your own schedule, in order to complete your coursework efficiently. When pursuing a social and behavioral science-focused education at Ashford University, you won’t be restricted to a typical university schedule and system. One of the major benefits that students cite from this freedom is the ability to enter their professional career at their own pace. Whatever your path, getting your social and behavioral science degree can help you achieve the next step in your career.

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This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.