Many Career Opportunities

Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions prepares students for administrative and managerial positions in the ever-expanding healthcare industry.

Career Highlights

Behavioral health care encompasses a wide variety of professional disciplines and practices that help people recover from substance use and/or psychiatric disorders. Counselors work with children, adolescents, adults, or the elderly in public or private agencies, schools, hospitals, outpatient services, or rehabilitation settings. Career paths range from private practice to public service; program development and administration to systems planning, and advocacy.

Innovative Technology

At Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions, The Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice offers cutting-edge clinical simulation training for all disciplines at the College. From high-fidelity mannekins to real actors in our electronic learning labs, we are here to help you achieve your academic and career goals.

Meet Our Students & Faculty

You will find tremendous benefit both in the career development services offered by Drexel's Steinbright Career Development Center and by the diverse professional career experience our faculty members bring to our students. Most of our graduates also continue their education in master's and doctoral level programs in leading universities across the nation.

Why Drexel?

Drexel’s Behavioral Health Counseling Department is located at the dynamic, Center City Health Sciences Campus. The bachelor’s level curriculum focuses on developing the clinical competencies needed for entry level employment as well as graduate education. Our innovative courses integrate biological, psychological, and social sciences with emerging treatment technologies to offer an unparalleled undergraduate education for those interested in the helping professions. Our clinically experienced faculty and co-operative employment opportunities combine to offer active learning experiences that give you a head start in a career in Behavioral Health.


Please explore the many options available to you at Drexel University's Behavioral Health Counseling Department. Examine the rigorous curriculum that prepares health care professionals. Acquire real-world experience with the Drexel Co-op program. Of course, the best way to learn about Drexel is to visit us. We look forward to hearing from you.

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