Behavioral Health Support

Behavioral Health Support

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Offered through Human Studies

@ Florissant Valley | Wildwood

As healthcare reform continues in the United States, support positions in the helping fields are critical for creating better client outcomes and experiences, as well as reducing costs. The Associate in Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support program trains graduates to obtain employment as a support professional in the areas of addiction, disabilities, education support, mental health and psychiatric care. Graduates of this program are qualified for employment in entry-level positions in state, county and local human service agencies, substance use disorder facilities, community mental health centers, hospitals, schools and other identified agencies.

Required Courses

The recommended academic plan blends general education requirements with options for areas of concentration to ensure students get the most out of their certificate or degree.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the program, students must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Complete a criminal background check
  • Participate in a personal interview

Program Coordinator

Jenna Mueller




Why Behavioral Health


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1/3 the Cost

It costs nearly 70 percent less per year to attend STLCC than other public universities in Missouri.
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Faculty and Staff

STLCC offers high-quality education leading to degrees, certificates, employment, university transfer and life-long learning.

Cost of Attendance

For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES.

Program Career and Salary Information

Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest.

The following limitations to the data apply - Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.

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