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    The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences prepares undergraduate and graduate students to become professionals, leaders, and change agents.  We offer a wide breadth of academic programs designed to support career paths that make a difference in the development and support of individuals,  populations, and groups, ensure public safety and provision of social services within communities, and lead and support legal efforts and policy-oriented processes within society.  

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    The growing focus on the sustainability of communities and services aimed at need-based populations has increased the call for professionals to serve in these areas. To answer this call, the school offers master's degrees in psychology; bachelor's degrees in communication, early childhood development, human services, and psychology; associate's degrees in early childhood development and human services, and certificates in applied behavior analysis, addictions, and industrial/organizational psychology.

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    Help drive change or broaden your knowledge of legal issues and procedures within your current or aspirational profession. Our school offers master's degrees in legal studies, or environmental policy; bachelor's degrees in legal studies, paralegal studies, or environmental policy and management; an associate's degree in paralegal studies; or a legal secretary or paralegal certificate.

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    At Kaplan University, you can pursue a degree or a certificate that acknowledges your professional commitment to public safety while helping to further your career opportunities. You can choose from master’s degrees in criminal justice, or homeland security and emergency management; bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice, fire science, or emergency management; or you can also choose to pursue an associate’s degree in criminal justice or fire science

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    Introducing the Center for Public Service, an online hub of community activity designed to connect and inform Kaplan University students, faculty, alumni, and visitors interested in the field of public service. The Center promotes conversations that focus on improving individual lives and communities. The Center is also a place for Kaplan University students, faculty, and community partners to identify challenges, opportunities, and successes in the communities they serve. 

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