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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People likely to choose an online human behavior degree include behavioral science, education, psychology, or social service professionals pursuing leadership, management, or consulting positions in social and behavioral service or advocacy organizations.

Potential Employment Settings

Child welfare/children's services

  • Adoption agency
  • County health department
  • Department of social service
  • Early intervention program
  • Family preservation agency
 

Criminal justice/corrections

  • Community-based living facility
  • Court
  • Juvenile justice program
  • Police department
  • Prison
 

Educational institutions

  • Community college
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • P—12 school
 

Government

  • City, county, state and federal agency such as the department of health and human services
 

Health care

  • Health maintenance organization
  • Hospice program
  • Senior housing facility
 

Mental health

  • Community mental health center
  • Family service agency
  • Managed mental health program
 
  • Partial (day treatment) hospital
  • Psychiatric hospital
  • Residential treatment center
 

Private sector

  • Church or other religious organization
  • Employee assistance program
  • Nonprofit organization
 

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Academic advisor
  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Care center manager
  • Case manager
  • Child advocate
  • Child care provider
  • Consultant
  • Employee assistance program manager
  • Family advocate
  • Group home manager
  • Intake coordinator
  • Learning center manager
  • Nonprofit coordinator or manager
  • Program administrator
  • Program coordinator
  • Program evaluator
  • Psychiatric assistant
  • Rehabilitation supervisor
  • Residential director
  • Social services supervisor
 

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.