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M.A. in Human Services – Emphasis in Forensic Behavioral Health

Explore the intersection of behavioral health, criminal justice and the legal system with Concordia University, St. Paul’s M.A. in Human Services with an emphasis in Forensic Behavioral Health. This online program prepares you to apply evidence-based practices and intervention strategies for a career that makes a difference. At Concordia, you’ll learn to deliver assessment, treatment and prevention services to your clients in a convenient online format that gives you the flexibility you need for success. A 15-credit hour certificate option is also available, and consists of the first five courses of the degree program.

AIAFS Partnership

Concordia partnered with the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS) to offer this master's degree program, enhancing curriculum and professional training by using a comprehensive educational approach.

Program Courses

    HSV500 Human Services
    HSV510 Family Violence, PTSD & Trauma
    HSV515 Research Methods in Human Services
    HSV535 Psychopathology in Human Services
    HSV525 Ethical and Legal Considerations in Human Services
    HSV555 Special Populations in Human Services
    HSV560 Substance Use & Co-Occurring Disorders
    HSV565 Sexual Offending
    HSV566 Risk Assessment in Human Services
    HSV585 Cultural Awareness and Understanding for the Human Service Professional
    HSV590 Forensic Behavioral Health Law for the Human Service Professional
    HSV595 Research & Capstone


Concordia offers competitively priced programs and generous financial aid packages, giving you a private college education at a price you can afford.


Concordia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Concordia University, St. Paul has been accredited since 1967, with the most recent reaccreditation granted in 2008.

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