Behavioral Science Student
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

Make a Difference—Solve Complex Problems Using Behavioral Psychology

Wilmington University’s Behavioral Science program cultivates leaders and problem-solvers prepared to work in the business, education, government, human services, and nonprofit sectors. Studies in human behavior and society focus on the impact of diverse social issues, environments and cultural influences on individual and large group behaviors.

Broad-Based Degree Provides Widespread Career Options

You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of human behavior based on psychological, cultural anthropological, philosophical, and sociological points of view. Hands-on learning experiences and opportunities for internships/co-ops thoroughly prepare students for careers in the business, nonprofit, government, education and human services sectors.

Contribute Solutions to Complex Problems

You’ll gain an understanding of contemporary global and local issues that require complex solutions through studying family, group and cultural dimensions of behavior, as well as ethics, research, and program evaluation. Courses are led by seasoned, caring faculty with broad professional experience outside of the classroom.

A Behavioral Science Program That Fits Your Busy Life

Most WilmU students are 25+ years of age, balancing family, work, and other commitments. This flexible and affordable behavioral science bachelor’s program is available face-to-face at multiple Mid-Atlantic locations or 100% online for maximum convenience, with a choice of schedule options.

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Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

You can use elective courses in this bachelor's degree program to complete a related Dual-Credit Certificate® while you earn your degree or accelerate into your next degree by incorporating master's level coursework — at no extra tuition cost. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

  The B.S. in Behavioral Science is an F-1 STEM eligible program.

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Choose from 5 Specialized Behavioral Science Concentrations

  • Case Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Human Trafficking Awareness
  • Human Services
  • Social Justice Advocacy
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Finish your behavioral science bachelor’s degree faster by transferring credits.
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,257 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course.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 Graduates

Your B.S. in Behavioral Science degree prepares you for a rewarding career.  Learn more about Career Resources.



I love that the majority of my instructors have careers in the field of behavioral science or have had previous careers, along with their teaching jobs at WilmU! Their professional experiences add value to the course materials because they can relate course content to real life scenarios. — Delia Samson, B.S. in Behavioral Science
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