The social services sector is one of the top sectors for employment nationwide and nonprofit employment makes up almost 25% of total employment in the City of Pittsburgh.
With a bachelor's degree in behavioral sciences, you will have the opportunity to seek employment in a variety of direct practice social work settings including health and mental health clinics, child welfare agencies, homeless shelters, hospitals, substance abuse treatment facilities and criminal justice settings.
Some of these positions include:
- Applied Researcher
- Assistant Social Services Caseworker
- Case Manager
- Child Advocate
- Community Outreach Coordinator
- Family Support Specialist
- Mental Health Assistant
- Youth Services Counselor