Behavior and Social Science
Career Cluster

The Behavior and Social Science career cluster is composed of occupations in the behavioral science field.


Occupation Median Annual Wage Entry Level Education
Behavioral Health Paraprofessional $19,000 AAS
Mental Health Worker $19,000 AAS
Family Service Assistant $27,000 AAS
Social Service Assistant $36,000 AAS
Mental Health Worker Assistant $15,000 TC
Behavioral Health Paraprofessional Assistant $15,000 TC



Students interested in this career cluster would find jobs as:

  • Social Workers
  • Behavioral Healthcare Workers




At PCCUA the pathway tied to this cluster includes the following programs of study:

Associate of Arts

Associate of Applied Science

Technical Certificate