The Behavioral Health Option of Psychology is designed to offer an educational experience for those interested in working in a behavioral health related field. As a discipline, it attempts to provide the initial educational background for students who are seeking to be employed in the area of mental health upon the completion of their Bachelor’s Degree. As such, this option of the undergraduate program at East Central University prepares its students through classwork, student professional organizations such as Psi Chi, and the specific educational experiences necessary to work in the field upon graduation. This training prepares the student to work as a social or human service assistant, behavioral health technician, or prepares them for entry into a behavioral health oriented graduate program.