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Center for Behavioral Health Professions and Workforce Development
The Center for Behavioral Health Professions and Workforce Development strives to expand the workforce in response to the increasing demand for professionals in the fields of behavioral health and substance use disorder.
Encompassing the University’s extensive graduate programs in Counseling and School Psychology, Nursing and Health Professions and an MBA in Healthcare Administration, the Center seeks to create partnerships and pathways to professional degrees and licensure requirements.
The Center partners with regional healthcare providers to ensure an adequately trained workforce ready to meet the demands of healthcare facilities, schools, and governmental initiatives. It serves as a hub for behavioral health issues and highlights Rivier’s unique ability to expand the workforce pipeline through the delivery of academic programs.
With a broad array of graduate programs in Nursing and the Health Professions, Rivier University is uniquely positioned to serve as a primary conduit for behavioral health workforce development in the region.
Counseling and School Psychology
Rivier University’s programs prepare professionals for careers as certified or licensed practitioners employed in clinical or educational settings.
- M.Ed. School Counseling
- M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- M.Ed. Education Studies – Counseling and School Psychology
Nursing and Health Professions
Rivier University is a recognized leader in graduate nursing education having prepared the largest number of nurses in the state of New Hampshire. The Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program qualifies graduates to assess, diagnose and treat individuals’ and groups’ mental health needs. The Master of Public Health programs includes comprehensive study in topics such as global health, health care administration, health policy, qualitative-quantitative research, ethics, epidemiology, and more.
Learn more about our academic programs.