About the Program
Seattle Central College offers a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Applied Behavioral Science that is designed to provide you with the education you need to become a leader in the social and human services field. The only one of its kind in the region, this program provides a pathway to a four-year degree and career advancement for students with associate degrees in Social & Human Services, Early Childhood & Family Studies and other related programs.
An applied bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavioral Science can qualify you for positions of greater responsibility in a wide range of human-focused fields – it all depends on your interests. Our students develop the skills to excel in rewarding careers in a variety of areas, including:
- Mental health treatment
- Chemical dependency and rehabilitation
- Youth and family support services
- Community development and housing
- Policy and advocacy
- and many more!
Your applied bachelor’s degree is also a great starting point to advance your education and marketable job skills by earning a master’s degree or Ph.D.
At Seattle Central College, your success is our success. Build on your existing two-year degree in social and human services (or a related field) by earning your Bachelor of Applied Science degree here. As a graduate, you'll be well prepared for competitive positions in a growing marketplace, as well as for specialized graduate school programs.