Bachelor of Science in Behavior & Health
BSBH Program Director:Nancy Lowenstein, MS, OTR/L, BCPR617-353-2713
Are you interested in a health service-related profession? Do you want to study applied social and behavioral sciences? Then the BU Sargent Behavior & Health program could be the right fit for you. Recognizing that health involves both psychological and biological factors, the Behavior & Health BS degree provides a well-rounded education with a strong foundation in both human biology and the social and behavioral sciences.
The BS in Behavior & Health program is unique in allowing you to explore a variety of options in the health and social services arena, preparing you for entry-level roles in health care, education, and social and human service organizations, as well as advanced study in related professional fields. With this degree, you can develop a specialization in a particular field of graduate study, including:
- Occupational therapy
- Counseling and behavioral medicine
- Social work
- Special education
- Disability studies
BU Sargent College is a close-knit community within a large university, encouraging our students to succeed. Beyond Sargent, you’ll have access to countless student organizations and activity options at BU. You can take advantage of the world-class sports and workout facilities at our Fitness & Recreation Center—as well as the intellectual and cultural energy of Boston. In addition, we encourage you to work with your advisor to include travel in your academic plan by participating in one of our Study Abroad programs tailored specifically to Sargent students.