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Certificate in Forensic Behavioral Health: Career Outlook

A Future in Health Services and Criminal Justice

A certificate in forensic behavioral health allows you to pursue jobs at the intersection of criminal justice and human services. You’ll develop industry knowledge to help children, adolescents, and adults receive the support they need to overcome various challenges. Ultimately, you’ll be an asset to others in one of many possible environments.

Probation Officer or Correctional Treatment Specialist


Help rehabilitate law offenders. In one of these roles, you’ll interview offenders and their friends and relatives to evaluate progress, provide drug testing and counseling, and help offenders with job training and other needs.2

Juvenile Justice Specialist


Guide youth as they navigate the legal system. You’ll offer basic counseling and support, create treatment plans, and help them get ready for court dates.3

Other positions you could qualify for with your forensic behavioral health certificate:

  • Child welfare and protection worker
  • Children’s therapeutic support service worker
  • Correctional caseworker
  • Crisis intervention specialist
  • Detoxification specialist
  • Psychiatric rehabilitation specialist

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  • Gain access to a dedicated enrollment counselor who is ready to answer all of your questions.
  • Take one more step towards achieving your career goals.

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Program Outcomes: A Strong Foundation In Human Services and Criminal Justice

In the forensic behavioral health certificate program, you’ll:

Skill Survey Top 10 Institution Career Readiness Awards

We’re Committed to Your Success

In the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness® rankings, CSP Global was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions and Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students. The SkillSurvey rankings reflect over 170 partner institutions whose students received evaluator ratings following an internship, co-op, or other work-related experience.

Support Beyond Your Graduation Date

In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP Global, you’ll benefit from a wide range of support during your time as a student that will extend throughout your professional journey as an alumnus. That’s part of how 94.5% of CSP Global graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation.

Job & Internship Board

Handshake is CSP Global’s job and internship board and it offers more than 20,000 opportunities to students and alumni. You’ll have an online login to easily stay on top of ways to enhance your career.

Job Fairs

More than 600 students and alumni attended various job fairs throughout the year. Get in front of top employers that are eager to connect with CSP Global’s current and former students.

Personalized Career Development

Need help with resumes and cover letters, networking, social media, and job searching? From mock interviews to 1:1 phone appointments with a career advisor, you’ll receive the expert assistance you need to achieve your goals.

Even More Forms of Support

The Office of Career Development staff is dedicated to supporting students and alumni on their path to find meaningful work. Including expert services from the office to partnerships with faculty and more, you’ll have several ways to get help and boost your career.