Sep 24, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Academic Awards Doctor of Psychology, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Minor,
Dean Matt Nelson
Departments School of Global Studies; School of Counseling and Psychology; Graduate and Undergraduate

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northwest University educates individuals to serve within the mental health and human services professions both locally and internationally. The college is home to the School of Counseling and Psychology and the School of Global Studies, each providing education that is distinctly Christian.

Overview of CSBS program offerings:

With each degree program is designed to espouse an ethos of care and service-leadership within the construct of globalization, the college offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in psychology and a graduate program in international community development.

Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of cultural immersion projects as well as both local and international internship placement sites.

Whether serving locally or internationally, graduates of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences are prepared to respond to the call of Christ through service-leadership in a rapidly globalizing world.

The School of  Counseling and Psychology

The School of Counseling and Psychology is built upon the integration of psychology, culture, and social justice.

Programs offered:

  • Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (College of Adult and Professional Studies)

The School of Global Studies

The School of Global Studies is designed to equip people from a wide variety of professions to work for social change and justice across cultural boundaries.

Program offered:

  • Master of Arts in International Community Development*


School Of Global Studies Department



School of Counseling and Psychology Department


Bachelor of Arts


Graduate and Undergraduate Department