The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions
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Behavioral Health Careers

Graduates of the Masters of Science in Behavioral Health (MSBH) have diverse career options.

MSBH graduates might work in:

  • Hospitals, Clinics and Health Plans to promote healthy lifestyles, help patients and families recover from illness and educate patients on managing chronic diseases
  • Nonprofit/Voluntary Organizations to provide education and develop and manage services related to a particular disease or priority population
  • Municipal/County/State Public Health Departments & Military to promote and protect the health and mental health of all populations living in their geographic area and achieve public health goals
  • Colleges & University Health Centers to help young adults improve their health and reduce risky behaviors
  • College/University health education programs to train future health education specialists and to conduct research on effective programs, policies and interventions
  • K-12 Schools to assist students adopt healthful behaviors thereby improving academic performance, as well as with improving the health of faculty/staff and parents (CDC, 2014)
  • Business/Industry to identify common health and behavioral health problems among employees and design programs to encourage employees to adopt health behaviors