Community Development & Counseling

College of St. Joseph’s Bachelor of Science in Community Development and Counseling will prepare you for a role in a direct helping-related capacity, or in areas like community development and human services administration. At CSJ, you’re encouraged to take additional courses in areas such as domestic violence, substance abuse, violence prevention and more to grow your professional interests.

Like the Child and Family Services Program, this track provides you with an excellent foundation for further graduate study in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling, School Counseling, and more.

About the Psychology & Human Services Division

The Bachelor of Science in Community Development and Counseling is offered under the Psychology & Human Services Division.

CSJ’s Psychology & Human Services Division educates and trains professionals in psychology, substance abuse treatment, counseling and human services. Students in the division have an interest in the welfare of others and understand the importance of strong communities.

The Division of Psychology & Human Services offers undergraduate degree programs in Human Services, Psychology, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services, Community Development and Counseling, and Child and Family Services. The division also offers a graduate certificate in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services and degree programs in School Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling and Community Counseling: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services.