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Department of Behavioral Sciences

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Our Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Our Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

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CHESS Outstanding Graduate in Behavioral Sciences

Maya Montoya, a 2020 PNW graduate in human development and family studies with a concentration in individual family services, plans to pursue a career as a licensed school psychologist. She has minors in sociology, psychology and human services. Learn more