Behavioral Health Support

Associate of Applied Science – Behavioral
Health Support

The Associate of Applied Science – Behavioral Health Support (BHS) program will prepare students for employment in behavioral health and substance abuse treatment facilities immediately upon graduation. This degree is a 1+1 degree whereby students take 30 credit hours of general education courses and 30 credit hours of professional coursework. The professional coursework includes 384 hours of practicum experience in workforce settings.

Employment options upon completion of this degree include but are not limited to: entry level positions in state, county, and local human service agencies, substance counseling, positions in private or public treatment and rehabilitation centers, half-way houses, correction facilities, parole and probation, drug court, retirement facilities, schools and other human service agencies.

If interested, please call Shannon Stanek, Coordinator of Behavioral Health Support Program at 660-263-4100 ext 11305 or talk with an advisor and sign up for the introduction to behavioral health support class offered online. This course will help prepare you for the one-year professional coursework and provide an overview of behavioral health support.

Program Outcomes

When students complete an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Behavioral Health Support (BHS) degree at MACC they will be able to: AAS-BHS-program-outcomesThis is our program promise.

Program Contact Information:

Shannon Stanek
Coordinator of Behavioral Health Support Program
660-263-4100 ext. 11305

BHS Degree Map


Additional Graduation Requirement

Missouri law, included in Senate Bill 807, requires every college student pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at a public institution to pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement Examination with at least a 70 percent to graduate. The rule will apply to the incoming class of first-time college students in the fall of 2019 and all students thereafter.

This academic map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between MACC and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to meet the academic objectives of the college. MACC specifically reserves the right to modify, delete, or add to any academic map at any time within the student’s period of study at the college.

Deadline for completed applications is April 1 of each calendar year.

  • Complete the MACC Admissions Application

  • Submit all official transcripts to MACC’s Registrar to include your High School/GED/HiSET and any other colleges attended (including as a Dual Credit Student)—it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all transcripts are ordered and sent to MACC. This should occur 4-6 weeks prior to application deadline to ensure sufficient time for transcript evaluation by the MACC Registrar.

  • To apply to the BHS Program:
    (*DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 1 OF EACH CALENDAR YEAR.)

    1. Once you have completed your MACC Admissions Application and received your username and password information, log in to myMACC.

    2. Click on the Student Tab.

    3. On the left-hand side, click on Program Applications.

    4. Click on the BHS Application Form.

    5. Complete and submit the form.

  • Complete a criminal background check at www.machs.mshp.dps.mo.gov and email the results (as an attachment) to healthsciencesapplications@macc.edu

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